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Presentation
Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance Workshop
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, there have been several agricultural insurance programs put in place. However, the progress in the spread of insurance has been sluggish owing to several reasons which...
Presentation
CAPSA-UNESCAP Policy Analysis Workshop: Transition towards sustainable agriculture in the context of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development-Strategic implementation, follow up and review
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 of the sustainable agriculture policies in Asia. The presentation introduces the broad classification of sustainable agricultural policies in Asia and provides a...
Peer-reviewed Article
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 and provide the ways forward for further improvement. Design/methodology/approach This paper reviewed the literature to examine NELD and looked into currently available...
Commissioned Report
Author:
Paul
Pavelic
et al.
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. Smallholder farming relies primarily on rainfall, which is prone to shortfalls and occasional droughts during the crop planting season. Reliable irrigation supplies would...
Presentation

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

2nd WORLD IRRIGATION FORUM
Author:
Hiromasa
Hamada
Anousith
Keophoxay
Paul
Pavelic
Corentin
Clement
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Working Paper
This paper tries to capture the main characteristics of financial components of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), in order to deepen understanding of developing countries’ financial needs. Such analysis will help developed countries and other countries consider provisions of financial support to developing countries. For this...
Presentation
2016 ACTS Workshop on Risk Management Innovations for Weather-Related Natural Disasters
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 projects and programs have been introduced globally in the past several decades. These financial inclusion instruments range between providing cash at hand to invest in...
Presentation
8th RACC: Building Consensus for Action on Climate Threats: Preventing new risk, Reducing existing risk and Strengthening resilience
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 climate-fragility risks and introduces the results of a structured questionnaire survey conducted on this subject in collaboration with adelphi, Germany. Further, the...
Presentation
UKM-SEADPRI Forum 2016
The presentation provides an understanding of the idiosyncratic and covariate risks associated with agriculture, provides an overview of the risk management approaches to address the risks in agriculture production and evaluates the risk insurance as an effective risk management approach for the most vulnerable in agriculture. Asia pacific region...
Policy Brief
This policy brief identifies approaches that could help achieve better synergies in implementing three major global frameworks dedicated to sustainable development (SD), disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) on the ground via programmatic integration, collaboration, capacity, and innovation. The salient messages from...