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Submission to Policy Process
Contributing Papers for the 2019 Global Assessment Report
Author:
Karen G.
Villholth
Paul
Pavelic
Andrew
Ross
Groundwater is a de-facto source of water during drought and emergencies. In a broader perspective, the traditional short-term strategy of using groundwater to combat water deficits during drought needs revisiting. The objective of this paper is to examine the relevance and options for developing and adopting such groundwater-based natural...
Book Chapter
In Asia-Pacific Landscape Transformations: Solutions for Sustainability
Food production and productivity improvements have contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty and reduced hunger and malnutrition, but are associated with patterns of land intensification that have degraded agricultural land and caused great environmental harm. Underlying drivers affecting land conversion to and from agriculture...
Working Paper
IWMI Working Paper
Irrigated agriculture has become an important focus of the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for addressing poverty alleviation, food security and climate change. Most irrigation systems to date have relied upon surface water, limiting irrigation development to areas close to streams, rivers and reservoirs. To address this gap, a...
Commissioned Report
平成27 年11 月、日本では「気候変動の影響への適応計画」が閣議決定された。開発途上国の適応計画を支援することは日本の適応計画の戦略の一つとして盛り込まれており、科学的知見に基づいた有効な計画策定の支援を行うこととしている。本業務では、「平成27 年度適応イニシアティブ推進のための地域横断的人材育成等に向けた調査・検討業務」および「平成28 年度アジア太平洋地域における気候変動適応分野の知見共有、人材育成支援業務」を受けて、途上国側政府及び研究機関等との協働が可能となるよう、またアジア太平洋地域の適応に関する能力向上のための人材育成、知見共有等を行うことを目的とし、(1)特定地区における緩和と適応の双方を取り扱うパイロットプログラムに関する業務、(2)適応計画...
Commissioned Report
The Project for Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration (termed as CN20 Project), which complies with the Concept Note (CN) 20 of the 21 Flagship and Priority Projects of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme...
Presentation
Sustainable Development Transition Forum
This presentation derives few resilience messages based on the ongoing research in the field of natural resources management at IGES in Japan. Resilience is considered as a unifying concept for stakeholders working in the fields of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. While resilience refers to bouncing back to normalcy without...
Conference Paper
ADB Conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Management and Adaptation
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...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Society
Author:
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
Milben A.
Bragais
Paula B
Macandog
Literature suggests a significant potential for synergies among climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCA & M) policies, especially in urban areas. However, the understanding of how best to integrate CCA &M is limited despite the fact that there is an increasing interest, particularly in Southeast Asian countries, in achieving the integration....
Policy Brief
ACIAR Policy Brief
Author:
ACIAR
Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities from using groundwater for irrigation, and researchers have not demonstrated how to extract and use groundwater effectively for agriculture. A recent Australian-funded...
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...