Adaptation


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Water and energy are two fundamental elements for achieving sustainable development in South Asia, a region facing many challenges of achieving the sustainable development goals...

Author: 
Rabin
MALLA
Research Report
English
May 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 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:

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:

This workshop aimed to identify key requirements of the CCA background assessments at the subnational and/or national levels on the key sectoral and/or cross-sectoral bases (e.g.,...

PR/Newsletter
English
February 2016 Topics:

This workshop aimed to identify key requirements of the CCA background assessments at the subnational and/or national levels on the key sectoral and/or cross-sectoral bases (e.g.,...

PR/Newsletter
Japanese
February 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...

Author: 
Kotaro
IIZUKA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 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:

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:
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:

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...

Author: 
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa B.
Milben
BRAGAIS
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice M.
Data/Tool
English
January 2016 Topics:

This paper examined the role of access to microfinance as an ex-ante measure of income
smoothing on the coping strategies of poor households in north-western Bangladesh during...

Author: 
KHAN Md. Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY, M.D. Baqui
Working Paper
English
December 2015 Topics:

This study attempted to assess household level loss and damage resulting from three cyclones –Sidr, Aila and Mahasen – in Khulna, Patuakhali and Satkhira districts for a sample of...

Author: 
KHAN Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY M.A. Baqui
Working Paper
English
December 2015 Topics:
PR/Newsletter
Japanese
December 2015 Topics:
PR/Newsletter
English
December 2015 Topics:
The Role of Microfinance and Microfinance Institutions in Climate Change Adaptation

This report examines whether microfinance in its current forms contributes to household
adaptive capacity and how it can do so most effectively. It also discusses how...

Author: 
Discussion Paper
English
December 2015 Topics:
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information

We developed a method for mapping residential areas using freely available satellite imagery. The resultant residential area map can be used for risk assessment (e.g. to estimate...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice
Peer-reviewed Article
English
December 2015 Topics:

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