Adaptation


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The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific 2nd Annual Meeting was held on 3-4 June 2013 in Nadi, Fiji, in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and Secretariat of the...

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Conference Proceeding
English
August 2013 Topics:
Developing Adaptation Policies in the Agriculture Sector: Indonesia’s Experience

The Government of Indonesia has been developing adaptation policies for the agriculture sector in recent years. In the process of preparation, many issues are identified, discussed...

Author: 
Kiki Kartikasari
Doddy Juli Irawan
Book Chapter
English
May 2013 Topics:
Resource conservation, community participation and tools for screening climate smart practices in natural resource management

Natural resources continue to play an important role in livelihood and wellbeing of millions. Over exploitation and degradation of natural resource base have led to declining factor...

Presentation
English
May 2013 Topics:
PROMOTING RISK INSURANCE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: LESSONS FROM THE GROUND FOR THE FUTURE CLIMATE REGIME UNDER UNFCCC

Climate change has brought an additional dimension to disaster risks in the Asia-Pacific Region as it is projected to exacerbate the intensity and magnitude of various natural...

Author: 
Gattineni Srinivasa Rao
Koji Fukuda
Book Chapter
English
April 2013 Topics:

Assessing the effectiveness of climate change adaptation actions is important for monitoring and evaluation at regular intervals, efficient allocation of limited resources and...

Presentation
English
March 2013 Topics:
Strengthening Capacity for Policy Research on Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture and Water Sectors

The Project was initiated in August 2009 to strengthen research capacity on mainstreaming climate change adaptation concerns into agricultural and water policies and foster...

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J. J. Pereira, UKM, Malaysia
A.A. Nambi, MSSRF, India
N.V. Thang, IMHEN, Vietnam
T.C.Tan, UKM, Malaysia
Research Report
English
March 2013 Topics:
How Adaptive Policies are in Japan and Can Adaptive Policies Mean Effective Policies? Some Implications for Governing Climate Change Adaptation

It has been widely regarded that policies and institutions that are adaptive in nature can deal with climate change adaptation. However, verifying the veracity of this hypothesis is...

Book Chapter
English
March 2013 Topics:
ADAPTATION EFFECTIVENESS INDICATORS FOR AGRICULTURE IN THE GANGETIC BASIN

Measuring the effectiveness of adaptation to climate change has assumed significance for the reasons that huge amount of resources are being made available for climate change...

Research Report
English
March 2013 Topics:
Approaches for Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study of Agriculture Initiatives in Japan

In the on-going debate on climate change adaptation, much has been focused on the developing countries and little emphasis has been made on the need for adaptation in the developed...

Book Chapter
English
March 2013 Topics:
TRAINING MODULES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN AGRICULTURE: SUB-DISTRICT AND DISTRICT LEVEL AGRICULTURE OFFICERS OF BANGLADESH

The training modules developed from training needs assessment carried out during 2010-2011 were further pilot tested and modified. The pilot testing of training modules was carried...

Author: 
Md. Sekender Ali
KBD. Md. Fazlul Karim
Dr. Abul Kalam Azad
Policy Report
English
March 2013 Topics:
Mitigation Co-Benefits of Adaptation Actions in Agriculture: An Opportunity for Promoting Climate Smart Agriculture in Indonesia
In Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management

The government of Indonesia has been promoting the system of rice intensification with emphasis on resource use efficiency and climate change adaptation benefits. One question...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 2013 Topics:

Do adaptive policies mean effective policies? Some Implications for Governing CCA and DRR

Author: 
M. Aoki
R. Mashimo
Presentation
English
January 2013 Topics:
Do Adaptive Policies Mean Effective Policies? Implications for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
In Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference

It has been widely regarded that policies that are adaptive in nature are better able to deal with dynamic and uncertain issues such as environmental degradation and climate change...

Author: 
Misa Aoki
R. Mashimo
Peer-reviewed Article
English
January 2013 Topics:
Does adaptive policies mean effective policies? Implications for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

It has been widely regarded that policies that are adaptive in nature are better able to deal with dynamic and uncertain issues such as environmental degradation and climate change...

Conference Proceeding
English
November 2012 Topics:
Adaptation effectiveness indicators: Moving towards Local Adaptation Index

The study on adaptation effectiveness indicators has been carried out by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in collaboration with national partners such as...

Author: 
R. Kotru, ICIMOD
D. Mohan, TERI
N. Heider, BCAS
Conference Proceeding
English
July 2012 Topics:

Strengthening Capacity for Policy Research on Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation

This presentation summarizes the research findings from APN project on strengthening capacity for policy research on mainstreaming adaptation to climate change and provides lessons...

Presentation
English
May 2012 Topics:

Opinions and Science in Bottom Up Approaches: Some insights from survey research

Deriving messages from several survey related research carried by the author, this presentation talks about the cautions to be taking while conducting community based rural...

Presentation
English
May 2012 Topics:
Possible Financial Innovations and Market Mechanisms at the National Level to Cope with Climate Change in WANA region

The West Asia and North African (WANA) countries are projected to undergo a range of climate change impacts that can put even greater pressure on the already over utilized water and...

Book Chapter
English
April 2012 Topics:

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