Adaptation


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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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

Risk insurance has been proposed to provide as a means of buffering the financial shocks and to inculcate the habit of risk awareness among the farming communities. As a result,...

Presentation
English
December 2016 Topics:
In International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management

This paper aims to assess climate change-related non-economic loss and damage (NELD) through case studies of Bangladesh and Japan, evaluate how NELD are addressed in these countries...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
November 2016 Topics:
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:

Groundwater irrigation for climate-proof agriculture in Lao PDR: How the country could benefit from international experiences?

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Author: 
Hiromasa
HAMADA
Anousith
KEOPHOXAY
Paul
PAVELIC
Corentin
CLEMENT
Presentation
English
November 2016 Topics:

Owing to a high prevalence of rural poverty in Lao PDR, improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers by increasing their productivity is a high priority for the Government....

Author: 
Paul
PAVELIC
et al.
Commissioned Report
English
November 2016 Topics:

The presentation is based on the policy brief written for CAPSA (Promoting sustainable agriculture production and products in the Asia and Pacific region) for providing an overview...

Presentation
English
November 2016 Topics:

The presentation provides an understanding of the idiosyncratic and covariate risks associated with agriculture, provides an overview of the risk management approaches to address...

Presentation
English
October 2016 Topics:

Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion...

Presentation
English
October 2016 Topics:

This presentation talks about the emerging concerns about the climate-fragility risks in Asia. The presentation provides a snapshot of the current affairs in terms of prioritized...

Presentation
English
October 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:

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:

In a poorly developed, water-rich country such as Lao PDR, most attention has historically been given to surface water development issues with limited consideration to groundwater....

Author: 
Paul
PAVELIC
Corentin
CLEMENT
Jordan
VINCKEVLEUGEL
Khammal
VONGSATHIANE
Seinab
BOHSUNG
Presentation
English
June 2016 Topics:

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