Adaptation


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Preliminary Focus Group Study: Australian Farmer Attitude to On-farm Risk Management and Insurance

Three focus group workshops were conducted in June 2014 across Australia, in order to assess farmer attitude to managing risk on-farm, and the role of current insurance products for...

Author: 
Jay Cummins, IAFD
Ashley Lipman, IAFD
Heather Feetham, IAFD
Commissioned Report
English
July 2014 Topics:
INSURANCE EFFECTIVENESS: OBJECTIVES AND EXPECTATIONS

The presentation provides an overview on three questions that the APN funded project tries to address the poor penetration of risk insurance in the Asia Pacific region: Issue I:...

Presentation
English
July 2014 Topics:
Harnessing Synergies Between Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Pertinent Issues, Success Cases and Way Forward

The presentation discusses the synergies between climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and introduces the discussion points for the round table session on the topic...

Presentation
English
July 2014 Topics:
Do Adaptive Policies Mean Effective Policies? Some Implications for Governing CCA and DRR

The presentation is from an APN funded research to identify adaptive policies and the effects of such responses. He addressed the questions of 1) how soon policies were introduced,...

Presentation
English
July 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:
Analytical tools to identify priority actions for climate-resilient communities: A case study

The presentation introduces about the multi-criteria analysis using analytical hierarchy process for prioritizing adaptation actions at the local level in the Gangetic Basin. The...

Presentation
English
May 2014 Topics:
Community Based Measuring and Prioritizing Adaptation Actions in Agriculture Sector of the Gangetic Basin

This presentation introduces the adaptation effectiveness indicators and adaptation prioritization using multi-criteira decision making methodologies developed under the Suishinhi...

Presentation
English
May 2014 Topics:
Monitoring and evaluation of adaptation in the Indo-Gangetic Basin

The presentation described the research on the monitoring and evaluation of adaptation in the Indo-Gangetic Basin. This involved consultation meetings with stakeholders at national...

Presentation
English
April 2014 Topics:
Adaptation effectiveness: Communities weigh multiple criteria in taking adaptation decisions

Adaptation effectiveness indicators could vary by location, hazard under question, practices and stakeholders engaged. However, it is possible to identify a broad range of...

Presentation
English
April 2014 Topics:
Adaptation effectiveness: Communities weigh multiple criteria in taking adaptation decisions

The poster presents the study on adaptation effectiveness indicators both in top-down and bottom up processes in a concise manner.

For more details on this work, please refer...

Conference Proceeding
English
April 2014 Topics:
Adaptation decision making frameworks and tools: Multi-criteria decision making tools for prioritizing adaptation actions at community level.

There is a lack of holistic frameworks to help climate change adaptation practitioners identify and implement CCA (climate change adaptation) actions. Keeping this in view, several...

Research Report
English
March 2014 Topics:
Scaling up Risk Insurance in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues and Way Forward
In APN Science Bulletin

Risk insurance can provide an effective means of catastrophic risk reduction and climate change adaptation in developing countries. Case studies from within and outside the Asia-...

Peer-reviewed Article
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:
気候変動の悪影響に関する損失・被害と適応:アジア太平洋地域適応ネットワークの将来的な課題を具体化するステークホルダーの認識度

アジア太平洋地域適応ネットワーク(APAN)は、気候変動に対する人間や生態系システム、経済のレジリエンス確保を目的とし、気候変動適応と関連分野のステークホルダー間の協調へのニーズに応える形で、2009年に設立された。本ネットワークは、気候変動適応に関する知見や情報をステークホルダー間で共有することにより上記の目標を達成し、...

Research Report
Japanese
March 2014 Topics:

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