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バイオ燃料は必ずしも悪ではない

バイオ燃料プログラムは農村地域へ持続的な利益をもたらすこともある。インド、アンドラプラデシュ州における取組みがその好例だ。

Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
September 2010 Topics:

政策と現場双方の視点から環境問題に挑む

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Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
August 2010 Topics:
Metrics for Mainstreaming Adaptation in Agriculture Sector

Agriculture is one of the most vulnerable sectors to climate change and main-streaming climate change adaptation considerations at the sectoral level is paramount. The current...

Book Chapter
English
July 2010 Topics:
Promoting Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Post-Kyoto Climate Regime

Adaptation is a priority agenda for many developing and vulnerable countries in the world. Adaptation requires substantive resources in terms of financial and human resource...

Book Chapter
English
July 2010 Topics:
Commentary on Cases of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

The objective of Chapter 3 was to present cases from Africa that highlight the local adaptation initiatives in the backdrop of the uniqueness of Africa in terms of its geographical...

Book Chapter
English
July 2010 Topics:
Food Safety in the Asia-Pacific: Current status, policy perspectives, and a way forward

Food safety is an important issue requiring equal attention to food quantity and access to ensure holistic food security in the Asia-Pacific region. This chapter explores key issues...

Book Chapter
English
June 2010 Topics:

食の安全の問題は、アジア太平洋地域全体の食料安全保障を確保する上で、食の量やアクセスと同様に重要である。

―食の安全は、農業の分野においては持続可能な生産と消費を目指す上での課題でもあり、両者には緊密な関係がある。

―有機農業は食の安全を高める上で有効であるが、唯一の解決策ではない。

―...

Book Chapter
Japanese
June 2010 Topics:

Agriculture plays an important role in the national economy and food security of Indonesia. Increasing food production, while not adversely impacting the climate and local...

Report Chapter
English
March 2010 Topics:
Appropriate Technology Park for Climate Change Adaptation and Environment Friendly Coping Strategy

This APFED project is aimed to collect and display various proven climate sensitive technologies in an integrated way to reduce vulnerabilities of the climate change impacts on...

Author: 
Change Maker
Report Chapter
English
March 2010 Topics:
Defining and monitoring drought using the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) in India: An opportunity for climate change adaptation

India is one of the highly drought prone countries in the world. Due to the monsoon system, the entire agriculture and related economic activities depend on a short window of rainy...

Conference Proceeding
English
January 2010 Topics:
Training Needs Assessment for Scientific Capacity Development of the Trainers and Policy-Makers for Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Asia and the Pacific

Climate change adaptation is also an issue of capacity building and capacity building of key stakeholders is of paramount importance for promoting climate change adaptation in some...

Conference Proceeding
English
January 2010 Topics:
Participatory Information Management for Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction

The chapter considers the current disasters as consequences of imperfect information. The chapter analyzes the current models of information generation and dissemination and propose...

Author: 
Md. Shahid Parwez
Book Chapter
English
November 2009 Topics:
Climate Change-Proof Disaster Risk Reduction: Prospects and Challenges for Developing Countries

This chapter was aimed at development professionals and disaster risk reduction professionals who wish to integrate climate change considerations in their local level planning and...

Book Chapter
English
November 2009 Topics:

Climate Change and Developing Countries

Presentation
English
November 2009 Topics:
Adaptive Drought Risk Reduction in Cambodia: Reality, Perceptions and Strategies
In Environmental Hazards

This paper presents a case study of drought risk assessment and management in Svay Rieng province of Cambodia. Drought is a creeping disaster and has debilitating impacts on rural...

Author: 
Huy Nguyen
Rajib Shaw
Peer-reviewed Article
English
November 2009 Topics:
Mainstreaming adaptation into development: Everybody's business is nobody's business

Mainstreaming adaptation into development can offer several advantages such as reducing costs, building consensus, and generating ownership leading to better adaptation outcomes....

Presentation
English
October 2009 Topics:
Measures of adaptation to climatic change and variability (Adaptation Metrics)

Adaptation metrics may be defined as quantitative, semi-quantitative or qualitative measures for monitoring the effectiveness of adaptation actions. Research on adaptation metrics...

Commissioned Report
English
August 2009 Topics:
Small ideas transforming rural lives and livelihoods in river eroded areas of Bangladesh: Case study of Ryutaro Hashimoto APFED award for good practices, 2007

The shifting course of rivers has been known to be the root cause for many socio-economic issues in most parts of Bangladesh. The Disappearing Lands project, conceived and...

Author: 
Mozaharul Alam
Rabi Uzzaman
Policy Report
English
July 2009 Topics:
Financing and Governing Adaptation and Promoting Disaster Risk Reduction

This Briefing Notes suggests that adaptation costs are going to be huge in Asia as elsewhere. Hence, a mix of pubic and private funding is to be promoted in the future climate...

Issue Brief
English
June 2009 Topics:
Climate change risk reduction: decision making in uncertainty

This chapter is an attempt to link the disaster risk reduction and decision making under uncertainty. It is aimed at the disaster risk reduction personnel who are beginning to...

Book Chapter
English
April 2009 Topics:

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