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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...
PR, Newsletter or Other
STS Forum 2018
Enhanced trade and investments have been one of the significant developments of regional integration in Asia during the recent decades. Countries that are successful in attracting global investments are also highly vulnerable to natural hazards and related losses. This has opened up doors to an important, inescapable and hidden phenomenon of...
Discussion Paper
Global support for promoting adaptation, both in terms of technical and financial assistance is growing, though only a few countries have reached the stage of submitting their NAPs. Developing effective NAPs is a complicated process requiring a great deal of financial and technical resources, much akin to the implementation of environmental...
Presentation
JICA Training on ‘Capacity building for development and implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in Climate Change'
This presentation was made at the JICA training program on ‘Capacity building for development and implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in Climate Change’. The objective of the session was to introduce principles, practices and strategies for promoting adaptation, adaptation governance, adaptation decision-making frameworks, and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Remote Sensing
Author:
Shahab E.
Jozdani
Mehdi
Momeni
Mehran
Sattari
Multiresolution segmentation (MRS) is one of the most commonly used image segmentation algorithms in the remote-sensing community. This algorithm has three user-defined parameters: scale, shape, and compactness. The scale parameter (SP) is the most crucial one in determining the average size of the image segments generated. Since setting this...
Peer-reviewed Article
In APN Science Bulletin
Author:
Joy J.
Pereira
Arpah A.
Bakar
Divya S.
Solomon
Juan J.
Pulhin
J.
J. Cummins
Several risk insurance initiatives have been implemented at the grassroots level for reducing the vulnerability of communities to natural disasters. Despite these efforts, the penetration of risk insurance in developing Asia is poor compared to many developed countries due to several barriers that this sector is facing and the cost of insurance...
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...
PR, Newsletter or Other
Author:
Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI)
ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat
Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN)
The workshop on Climate Change Impact Assessments and Adaptation Planning in the Asia-Pacific Region: Advancing Practices in Climate Change Adaptation at the National, Local, and Sectoral Levels was held in Manila, Philippines from January 31 to February 1, 2018 as part of the initiative of the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Japan...
PR, Newsletter or Other
Author:
環境省(MOEJ)
地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)
三菱総合研究所(MRI)
ICLEI東南アジア事務局
アジア太平洋地域適応ネットワーク(APAN)
2018年1月31日から2月1日にかけて、フィリピン・マニラで「アジア太平洋地域における気候変動影響評価および適応計画策定に関する能力向上ワークショップ:国・地方・セクターレベルの気候変動適応行動の促進」が開催されました。日本の環境省(MOEJ)のイニシアティブの一環として、アジア太平洋地域適応ネットワーク(APAN)、ICLEI東南アジア事務局の協力の下、地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)と三菱総合研究所(MRI)の共催によって実施された本ワークショップでは、気候変動適応(CCA)の実施強化を支援することを目的に、計画策定から実践へ移行する際の主な課題が議論されました。本ワークショップは、16か国から集まった国、国際機関、大学・研究機関、NGO等の代表にとって...
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The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) Exchange Series on Climate Change Adaptation is the email- based discussion operated by Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) with the support from the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MoEJ). The Exchange seeks to capture, consolidate and share experience-based knowledge as well as...