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Peer-reviewed Article
In APN Science Bulletin
NON-ECONOMIC LOSS AND DAMAGE (NELD) could constitute a major proportion of the total loss and damage caused by any climate-related disasters. Despite this, most NELD has not been well measured and reported in most post-disaster reports and databases and has often not been given the attention it deserves in most disaster risk assessments and risk...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 環境科学会誌
Author:
Minami
Sakamoto
Akio
Onishi
Although greenery in urban areas has many functions, such as mitigation of the urban heat island effect, and reduction of rainfall-induced surface runoff, it is difficult to secure the space required to plant trees in cities, which are crowded with buildings. Therefore, rooftop greening has attracted attention and many cities are adopting and...
Commissioned Report
Drought is a serious problem in Thailand. Over 8.7 million hectares – majority of them in the northeast region– are frequently affected by drought. There were nine severe droughts in the period of 1989-2011 (DWR, 2016). In 2013, damages from drought was estimated over 2.5 billion Bhat (~81 million USD). Although long term observation by Thai...
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Commissioned Report

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Presentation
Evidence for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Effectiveness of Insurance: Challenges and Opportunities
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 in implementing crop insurance in Japan. The presentation concludes the following: Farmers have reported the net benefit from crop insurance in questionnaire surveys...
Book Chapter
In Enhanced governance approaches for mitigation and adaptation to climate change – An Asia Focus
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 difficult due to the absence of long experience in climate change adaptation in most countries. This chapter is based on reviews and questionnaire survey on evolution...
Book Chapter
In Enhanced governance approaches for mitigation and adaptation to climate change – An Asia Focus
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 countries. To fill this gap, this study aims to seek how far a developed country is responding to climate change by considering Japanese agriculture initiatives. The...