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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
Second CCET National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar
This presentation, delivered at Myanmar's Second National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar, held 5-6 and 8 December in Yangon and Mandalay City, respectively, outlines the stakeholder consultation and strategy formulation process employed by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental...
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...
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
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Protection
Author:
Farzad
Taheripour
Thomas W.
Hertel
Badri
Narayanan
Sebnem
Sahin
Anil
Markandya
This paper modifies and uses an advanced computable general equilibrium model coupled with biophysical data on land and water resources by agro-ecological zone at the river basin level to examine the economy-wide consequences of improvements in water use efficiency (WUE) in irrigation in South Asia. This is the first time the benefits of such...
Presentation
Urban Transition Global Summit 2016
Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016 brought together researchers, policy-makers, government representatives and practitioners to review the latest research and practice towards developing an urban future that is more economically competitive, sustainable and resilient, equitable and inclusive and digitally supported. IGES was invited to the...
Presentation
Workshop on Waste Management for Resilient Cities - Networking7: Enhancing City Resilience with Multiple Interventions
Author:
IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) was established in 2014 as a unit within IGES with a mandate to assist countries in improving their waste management capacities. As an implementing body of the join-project by IGES and International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) of UN Environment, the Centre is...
Conference Paper
The HDCA 2016 Conference: Capability and Diversity in a Global Society
This paper discusses the experience and lessons learned from the development of a new environmental learning programme and materials for the junior high schools in Mandalay City with key stakeholders to address waste management and its environmental issues. Aiming to establish the 3R practices (reduce, reuse and recycle) to reduce waste generation...
Presentation
27th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Environmental Education
This paper argues that the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) can serve as a means of implementation (MoI) of the Sustainable Development Goal on education (SDG4), the Education 2030 Agenda and Framework for Action, the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD, and the Programme on Sustainable Lifestyles...