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The IGES INDC & NDC database compiles the main features of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were...

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Publication Cover

This paper tries to capture the main characteristics of financial components of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), in order to deepen understanding of developing...

Working Paper
English
November 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:
In Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

Multiresolution segmentation and rule-based classification techniques are used to classify objects from very high-resolution satellite images of urban areas. The major contribution...

Author: 
HAQUE Md. Enamul
AL-RAMADAN Baqer
Peer-reviewed Article
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...

Author: 
R. Shaw
Policy Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:

IGES Making Our Cities Climate-Sensitive e-Learning Video Series comprises two videos:
1) Overcoming floods in the Philippines: A story of climate change adaptation and...

Training Learning
English
April 2016 Topics:

IGES Making Our Cities Climate-Sensitive e-Learning Video Series comprises two videos:
1) Overcoming floods in the Philippines: A story of climate change adaptation and...

Training Learning
English
April 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:
In Applied Geography

We use crowdsourced GIS data from OpenStreetMap to help automate the mapping of land cover in Landsat satellite imagery. The OpenStreetMap data had limited area coverage, but was...

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Kotaro IIZUKA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 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:

We analyzed the change in vegetated and urban (impervious) area in the Silang-Santa Rosa sub-watershed of the Philippines to assess the implications related to flood risk. Our main...

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MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa B.
Milben BRAGAIS
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice M.
Data/Tool
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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