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Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) for Climate Change Adaptation

Adaptation to climate change has emerged as an important developmental issue for all countries. The adaptation finances are on continuous rise, both from the global and national...

Commissioned Report
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November 2014 Topics:
Insurance for Long-term Post-Disaster Recovery and Adaptation

Dr SVRK Prabhakar, whose works have focused on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, said people often forget insurance is a post disaster recovery tool because of...

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English
November 2014 Topics:
Insurance for Long-term Post-Disaster Recovery and Adaptation

Insurance thus far has not gained its deserving attention as an effective post-disaster recovery tool though the actual role of insurance is always after the disaster. Several...

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English
October 2014 Topics:
Challenges in Assessing Non-Economic Loss and Damages of Climatic Disasters

Non-economic loss and damage have not been uniformly and sufficiently reported in various international and national disaster databases. There are challenges such as difficulty in...

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English
October 2014 Topics:

The entire coastal belt of Bangladesh was already suffering from salinisation, caused by development and worsened by climate change. It used to be a freshwater ecosystem three or...

Author: 
Ainun Nishat, BRAC University
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English
October 2014 Topics:

Improving land-use for integrated climate actions: An approach taken at the local level in the Philippines

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October 2014 Topics:
Experiences from the Tohoku Disaster in Japan and Stakeholder Perceptions on Loss and Damage Associated with Climate Change and Adaptation

The presentation has two parts, the first part informs about the important lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku disaster in Japan and the second part informs about the implications...

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English
August 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,...

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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...

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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:...

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English
July 2014 Topics:
Crop Insurance Performance in Japan: Some Preliminary Observations

The presentation talks about the current state of crop insurance in Japan and presents the preliminary findings from the community consultations carried out to assess the barriers...

Presentation
English
July 2014 Topics:
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:
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...

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English
May 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

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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:
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...

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English
May 2014 Topics:

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