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Presentation
8th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2014, Beijing
The presentation has two parts, the first part informs about the important lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku disaster in Japan and the second part informs about the implications of loss and damage associated with climate change and adaptation in terms of the stakeholder perceptions and what they mean for knowledge networks. Remarks: The forum...
Commissioned Report
Author:
Jay Cummins, IAFD
Ashley Lipman, IAFD
Heather Feetham, IAFD
Three focus group workshops were conducted in June 2014 across Australia, in order to assess farmer attitude to managing risk on-farm, and the role of current insurance products for agriculture. The focus group workshop research proved to be a worthwhile exercise in firstly engaging with farmers and exploring their ideas and attitudes towards risk,...
Book Chapter
In SDplanNet-Asia Pacific Regional Workshop Series
Author:
SDPlanNet in Asia-Pacific aims to contribute to the post-2015 Development Agenda process, particularly in terms of translating global agreements on the SDGs into meaningful policies and practices at regional, national and sub-national levels. This Regional Practices Paper is prepared as spadework for the attainment of this objective. Specifically,...
Discussion Paper
This report introduces factsheets on 11 different indicators for monitoring 3R and waste management policy implementation. The report is based on a research project of the Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research Group, coordinated by Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and funded by the FY 2012 and FY 2013 Asia Resource Circulation...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Paul Barker
Kilyali K Kalit
The two day workshop, held in February 2013 in the scenic setting of the Kokoda Trial Motel, by the Laloki river on the Sogeri Plateau, was the most recent in a succession of workshops hosted by the Institute of National Affairs (INA) on the critical global theme, but particularly for PNG, of climate change, forest and resource management and...
Policy Report
This report aims to contribute to the management of PNG’s forests as a renewable natural asset for the collective benefit of all Papua New Guineans. It argues that to achieve these ends, illegalities in the forest sector need serious attention. The report aims to (i) provide a review of the illegal logging issue in PNG, (ii) identify the potential...
Conference Proceeding
USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Second Annual Meeting
The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific 2nd Annual Meeting was held on 3-4 June 2013 in Nadi, Fiji, in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and supported by UNDP, USAID and AusAID. This conference proceeding report outlines the discussions of the meeting that...
Research Report
Groundwater Governance - A Global Framework for Action (2011-2014) is a joint project supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), jointly with UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP), the International Association of Hydrologists (IAH)...