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Agriculture Insurance

This presentation was prepared as a part of the online courseware for the course on "Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Plans and Investments...

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English
April 2015 Topics:
What ails the effectiveness of crop insurance? Emerging bottom-up issues and solutions

There is a growing consensus among the development community that the insurance can provide an effective risk management tool for climatic and non-climatic disasters. Several...

Book Chapter
English
March 2015 Topics:
Evidence for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction synergies of interventions: An inductive approach

Here are some takeaway messages from our work on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) synergies of interventions.

1. There is an overwhelming...

Research Report
English
March 2015 Topics:
Insurance for Long-term Post-Disaster Recovery and Adaptation

Insurance thus far has not gained its deserving attention as an effective post-disaster recovery tool though the actual role of insurance is always after the disaster. Several...

Presentation
English
October 2014 Topics:
Challenges in Assessing Non-Economic Loss and Damages of Climatic Disasters

Non-economic loss and damage have not been uniformly and sufficiently reported in various international and national disaster databases. There are challenges such as difficulty in...

Presentation
English
October 2014 Topics:

The entire coastal belt of Bangladesh was already suffering from salinisation, caused by development and worsened by climate change. It used to be a freshwater ecosystem three or...

Author: 
Ainun Nishat, BRAC University
Presentation
English
October 2014 Topics:

Pilot training programs were conducted in Mongolia for Provincial food and Agriculture sector managers. The pilot tested training modules include ‘Agriculture extension staffs at...

Author: 
Prof. Dr. Tumurtogtokh Erdenetsogt
Dr. Oyuntuya Sharavjamts
Dr. Khandsuren Damba
Commissioned Report
English
May 2014 Topics:

Piloting of Training Module on Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture for Nepal

Author: 
Centre for Climate Change, Nepal Administrative Staff College, Jawalakhel, Nepal
Commissioned Report
English
May 2014 Topics:

Training module for climate change adaptation in agriculture: District agriculture and forestry officers in Lao PDR

Author: 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silinthone Sacklokham
Assoc. Prof. Fongsamouth Southammavong
Assoc. Prof. Somphanh Pasouvang
Commissioned Report
English
May 2014 Topics:

This publication provides all the finalized training modules for agriculture officers in the countries of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Mongolia and Nepal which are resultant of...

Commissioned Report
English
March 2014 Topics:
Loss and Damage Associated with Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: Stakeholder Perceptions for Shaping the Future Agenda of Asia Pacific Adaptation Network

The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) was established in 2009 in response to the growing need for collaboration among different stakeholders engaged in climate change...

Research Report
English
March 2014 Topics:
Conference Summary  International Conference on Adaptation and Loss and Damage: Integrating Scientific Aspects 30-31st August 2013, Bangkok, Thailand

The international community has progressively reached at a consensus that there will be residual impacts associated with climate change despite implementing adaptation and...

Conference Proceeding
English
August 2013 Topics:
TRAINING MODULES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN AGRICULTURE: SUB-DISTRICT AND DISTRICT LEVEL AGRICULTURE OFFICERS OF BANGLADESH

The training modules developed from training needs assessment carried out during 2010-2011 were further pilot tested and modified. The pilot testing of training modules was carried...

Author: 
Md. Sekender Ali
KBD. Md. Fazlul Karim
Dr. Abul Kalam Azad
Policy Report
English
March 2013 Topics:
Does adaptive policies mean effective policies? Implications for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

It has been widely regarded that policies that are adaptive in nature are better able to deal with dynamic and uncertain issues such as environmental degradation and climate change...

Conference Proceeding
English
November 2012 Topics:
Scaling up Risk Financing in Asia and the Pacific Region: Bottom-up Lessons from Agriculture Insurance in Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam

There is a growing consensus among development community that the risk insurance can provide an effective risk management tool for climatic and non-climatic disasters. Several risk...

Author: 
A. Arpah, UUM
C. Claudio, EIA
H.V.Hung, HAU
Policy Report
English
March 2012 Topics:
TRAINING MODULES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN AGRICULTURE: PROVINCE AND SUB-PROVINCE LEVEL AGRICULTURE OFFICERS OF CAMBODIA

Pilot training programs were conducted in Cambodia for province and sub-province level government officers of the agriculture department to test the effectiveness of draft training...

Author: 
Prof. Dr. Kang Kroesna, RUA
Policy Report
English
March 2012 Topics:

This session has addressed four important questions underlying the public participation and promoting fairness. They include: How adaptation decisions are made? Are the typical...

Presentation
English
February 2012 Topics:
Scientific Capacity Development of the Trainers and Policy Makers for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Asia and the Pacific

The project entitled “Scientific Capacity Development of the Trainers and Policy Makers for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Asia and the Pacific”, funded by the Asia Pacific...

Author: 
Md. Sekender Ali
Kang Kroesna
Silinthone Sacklokham
Burmaa Badral
Ram Bhakta Shrestha
T. Okayama
Research Report
English
January 2012 Topics:

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