The Global Center on Adaptation is a solutions broker to accelerate, innovate and scale adaptation action for a climate-resilient world. While the Research & Innovation department is located at Groningen University, the global office is hosted by the Netherlands in Rotterdam, and the GCA has regional offices in Africa, South Asia and Asia Pacific. The R&I department is focused on understanding and tracking adaptation priorities and progress, incl. climate-change vulnerability, actors, good practices and improving adoption of adaptation solutions. Essential is to better understand the interlinkages between development, climate-change adaptation and mitigation, and the sustainable development goals.