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Background presentation on the assessment of the Potential application of Japanese low carbon technologies in Bangladesh
Workshop on low carbon technology assessment (TA) in Bangladesh
Background presentation on potential of transfer and application of low carbon technologies from Japan to India: Assessment and Matchmaking
Workshop on promoting the transfer of energy efficient industrial technologies from Japan to India
This report examines whether microfinance in its current forms contributes to household adaptive capacity and how it can do so most effectively. It also discusses how Bangladesh’s well-established microfinance sector can take advantage of its extensive delivery infrastructure and good reputation amongst communities to be more involved in...
This study attempted to assess household level loss and damage resulting from three cyclones –Sidr, Aila and Mahasen – in Khulna, Patuakhali and Satkhira districts for a sample of households, the coping strategies they adopted, the determinants of these coping strategies, and the role of microfinance in coping and adapting in the aftermath of...
This paper examined the role of access to microfinance as an ex-ante measure of income smoothing on the coping strategies of poor households in north-western Bangladesh during the phenomenon of seasonal food insecurity known as monga. The analysis suggests that the nature and intensity of coping strategies adopted by households depends on their...
Presenting IGES-wide city work at WRI
World Resources Report Expert Roundtable, Washington D.C.
A collection of recent and on-going activities at IGES were presented to WRI experts. The presentation focused on three themes, namely: (1) tools and data; (2) research and projects; and (3) Networks.
Methodology and Guidelines for Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment of Natural Resource-based Communities for Climate Change Adaptation
Adaptation to climate change has emerged as an important developmental concern for India. Adaptation finances are on the rise continuously, both from global and national sources. Therefore it is essential that the agencies engaged in the planning and execution of adaptation projects and programs have a set of tools made available for successful...
Based on the study conducted in 8 countries in Asia, this report identifies challenges and barriers in conducting, implementing the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) and Technology Action Plan (TAP). This Technology Needs Assessment Analysis (TNA) Study was commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia Pacific...
ISIE 2015, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK; July 7th to 10th
In this study, a methodologies and a case analysis of sustainability of WEEE recycling systems (e.g. Washing machines, Refrigerators, Air conditioners and Televisions) was developed based on the case of Japan’s home appliances recycling system. In addition, to enable comparative analysis, we have conducted field surveys in Taiwan and India and...