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2009 Amsterdam Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Asia Pacific Initiative (API)-Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (DMHA) Training Course, 3rd November 2009, Video Conference between UNU, AIT, and The University of Hawaii
The presentation aims at improving the understanding of drought and its management using a case study of India. The presentation starts with historical background of drought and its impacts in India and dwells into drought response strategies adapted over the years, problems with those strategies and tries to identify a way forward. Drought...
The Need to Address Upstream Drivers of Resource Use
Inaugural Meeting of the Regional 3R Forum in Asia, 11-12 November 2009, Tokyo, Japan
Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program, Nagoy University, Nagoya, Japan. 16 November 2009
The presentation was aimed at improving the understanding of post-graduate and doctoral students, enrolled in Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program, on climate change mitigation and adaptation circumstances of developing countries with specific focus on Asia and Pacific region. Though developing countries (represented as G77+China)...
S6 study meeting, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tamachi Campus
Agriculture is one of the important GHG gas contributor globally in general and in non-Annex I countries in specific. There exist several mitigation options in agriculture targeting methane and nitrous oxide emissions. However, farmers often favor those technologies that provide maximum returns per investment (high benefit:cost ratio, BCR) rather...