Climate Change Adaptation


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Climate-fragility risks are on the rise globally and developmental paths taken by countries can shape these risks. To understand the link between development and climate-fragility...

Author: 
Rajib Shaw
Lukas Ruttinger
Briefing Note
English
January 2017 Topics:

Japan needs to consider climate risks beyond its borders. Climate change impacts globally and in the Asia-Pacific region will affect Japan’s food security, the increasing...

Author: 
Mutsuyoshi Nishimura
Issue Brief
English
January 2017 Topics:

Climate change is the ultimate threat multiplier. It will aggravate fragility, contribute to social upheaval and even violent conflicts. The problem is the seven compound risks that...

Author: 
Lukas Ruttinger
Issue Brief
English
January 2017 Topics:

Human security will be progressively threatened by climate change, consequently development cooperation agencies such as JICA need to adopt approaches to strengthen resilience to...

Author: 
MIKIO ISHIWATARI
Issue Brief
English
January 2017 Topics:

This paper provides some initial reflections on climate-fragility risks for Japan. To complement this analysis, the paper also presents findings from a perception survey on climate-...

Issue Brief
English
January 2017 Topics:
In palawija

Various forms of sustainable agriculture have been promoted in the Asia and Pacific region, with organic agriculture constituting the single most important form. There is a...

Author: 
Masakazu Ichimura
Peer-reviewed Article
English
August 2016 Topics:

The focus of disaster risk reduction has changed from response-based approaches to pre-disaster preparedness, mitigation and risk reduction approaches over the course of the last 25...

Discussion Paper
English
July 2016 Topics:
Advancing adaptation planning and implementation in the Asia-Pacific region: A review of progress made and pathways forward

The Paris Agreement calls for an acceleration of support to developing countries to develop their national adaptation plans (NAPs) and integrate climate change adaptation into...

Issue Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:
SDGs, DRR and CCA: Potential for Strengthening Inter-linkages

This policy brief identifies approaches that could help achieve better synergies in implementing three major global frameworks dedicated to sustainable development (SD), disaster...

Policy Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:

There is a greater need to focus on non-economic loss and damage. These are the losses and damages for which there is no market value, for example loss of cultural and historical...

Presentation
English
March 2016 Topics:
In Geography and You

In view of urbanisation in India being accompanied with lifestyle changes that frown on ordinary, nutritious food habits in favour of empty calories, a UNEP funded project seeks to...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
March 2016 Topics:

平成27年度適応イニシアティブ推進のための地域横断的人材育成等に向けた調査・検討業務 業務報告書

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2016 Topics:
Approaches of MFIs to Disasters and Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to climate-induced disasters. Poor and vulnerable people
living in the country’s many disaster-prone areas are systematically excluded from...

Author: 
KABIR Mahfuz
Shuddhasattwa RAFIQ
SALEMA S. M. Kalbin
Working Paper
English
January 2016 Topics:

Participatory Watershed Land-use Management: An approach for integrated climate change actions

Author: 
Damasa B. Magcale-Macandog
Milben A. Bragais
Presentation
English
January 2016 Topics:
Strengthening Food Resource and Information Channels for Sustainable Production and Consumption of Food

One of the most significant lifestyle changes with severe environmental and health consequences being witnessed in the developing Asia is in the form of changes in food consumption...

Author: 
G.V. Ramanjaneyulu, CSA
PR/Newsletter
English
January 2016 Topics:

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