Community Engagement

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Presentation
World Bank Blended Learning Program
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 productivity in rural areas and dwindling farm profits coupled with debilitating impact on human health. This necessitates promoting technologies that can help...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Hazards
This paper reviews climate change impacts and existing disaster risk management system in Japan and offers results of a structured questionnaire survey of the community leaders and disaster risk management personnel of Saijo city of Japan that assesses their perceptions about dealing with the extreme disasters by the existing disaster risk...
Working Paper
This paper discusses the policy and implementation context of the REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) demonstration activity in Ulu Masen in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is argued that the slow endorsement of the demonstration activity by the Indonesian government may be due to mistiming in relation to the...
Book Chapter
In Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia-Pacific Region: Effective Responses in a Resource Constrained World
The focus of this chapter is on the role of the community in SCP by drawing on case studies from the Asia-Pacific region of local initiatives for SCP. To this end the chapter looks at the following key points in developing policy oriented empirical lessons: - Analyse and build on the strengths of community characteristics when choosing the type of...