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GCA - Global Center on Adaptation

We are an international organization working as a solutions broker to accelerate action and support for adaptation solutions, from the international to the local, in partnership with the public and private sector, to ensure we learn from each other and work together for a climate resilient future.

Founded in 2018, our global office is hosted by the Netherlands in Rotterdam, with regional offices in Africa, South Asia and Asia Pacific and a knowledge and research hub based in Groningen. Through our evolving network of offices, we engage in innovative solutions to drive adaptation at scale, high-level policy development, new research contributions, advocacy, communications, and work with our partners to deliver action on the ground.

Our work focuses on those who are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change including the poorest people in the poorest countries. They are the least prepared to withstand the triple health, social and economic impacts of our climate emergency.

Our Misson Our mission is to act as a solutions broker to accelerate, innovate and scale adaptation action for a climate-resilient world.

Our Vision Adaptation to our changing climate secures progress towards sustainable development, safeguarding people, the planet, and our shared prosperity.