Exploring the Security Implications of Climate Change

Codebooks & User Guides

CCAPS researchers provide detailed information on coding procedures for datasets supported by the program as well as user guides for the CCAPS mapping tool and thematic dashboards.

Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD) Codebook

The Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD) is the successor to the Social Conflict in Africa Database. This version of the data extends coverage to Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, while maintaining the data for…

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Climate Aid User Guide

This user guide provides detailed information on the climate aid data collected by the CCAPS program, including the climate coding process and the coding spectrum used to evaluate aid project activities.

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African Constitutional Design Database

This codebook describes the coding system for each variable included in the CCAPS program’s African Constitutional Design Database.

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Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) Codebook

The codebook for the Armed Conflict Location and Event Datset (ACLED) explains the data collection process, including where and how the data for ACLED events is collected and organized, and defines conflict actor types and…

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User Guide to the CCAPS Aid Dashboard

The User Guide to the CCAPS Aid Dashboard provides detailed information on how to navigate the dashboard, use advanced filters, download data, and share maps. The CCAPS Aid Dashboard combines trends analysis with the most…

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User Guide to the CCAPS Conflict Dashboard

The User Guide to the CCAPS Conflict Dashboard provides detailed information on how to navigate the dashboard, use advanced filters, download data, and share maps. The CCAPS Conflict Dashboard brings together mapping, trends analysis, and…

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Climate Security Vulnerability Model, Version 3.0: Methodology

The CCAPS Climate Security Vulnerability Model (CSVM) aims to identify places most likely vulnerable to climate security concerns in Africa. This document outlines the general mapping process used for the vulnerability model, the rationale for…

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User Guide to the CCAPS Mapping Tool

The user guide provides detailed information on how to navigate the dynamic mapping platform and use advanced filters, tables, and charts to analyze climate, aid, and conflict data.

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CCAPS Climate Aid Codebook

This codebook presents the methodology developed and tested by the CCAPS program to track and map the climate change relevant activities within official development assistance (ODA) projects in Africa.

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