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Regional collaboration for climate and SDG actions in the HKH
The objectives of the session are to emphasize the following points: Climate Change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas will seriously comprise food, nutritional and energy security in the region and downstream, severely challenging abilities of nations – particularly the poorer nations– to achieve the SDGs. There is an urgent need for collective climate...
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Stakeholder consultation on Maximizing the Climate Security in Asia through a Coordinated Emergency Assistance Framework
Japan is one of the prominent contributors towards overseas development assistance (ODA) and emergency relief assistance (external emergency assistance, EEA) in the aftermath of major natural disasters. These assistances have costs and benefits to both the recipients and to the donor countries. In order to improve the efficacy of various forms of...
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Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific
This session will explore the transboundary risks that result from both the impacts of climate change and the effects of adaptation (positive and negative). It will draw on case studies from within and across the Asia Pacific region, to provide an impetus for increased regional – and subsequently global – action and cooperation.   The session will...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Resilience Continuum: Comprehensive risk management in the face of climate change
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...
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The 9th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific
Witnessing the increasing implications of climate change on peace, conflicts and crisis, the G7 countries commissioned an independent report to take a stock of climate change implications on states. The report, produced in 2015 by adelphi, Germany, identified that states could be seriously impacted by climate-fragility risks (CFRs) in ways that...
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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...
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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...