Adaptation


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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
Discussion Paper
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
Discussion Paper
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-...

Discussion Paper
English
January 2017 Topics:

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
Discussion Paper
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
Discussion Paper
English
January 2017 Topics:

To facilitate a broader discussion on climate-fragility risks in Japan and reflect and discuss the findings of the G7 report and its implications and relevance for Japan, adelphi...

Author: 
Lukas Ruttinger
Conference Proceeding
English
January 2017 Topics:

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

Author: 
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:

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...

Issue Brief
English
July 2016 Topics:

Financial inclusion, which aims to provide appropriate financial services to disadvantaged and economically marginalised segments of society, contributes to both sustainable...

Author: 
Issue Brief
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:
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...

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:

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