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Japan’s Climate change Adaptation Initiative was announced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the UN Climate Summit 2014 with the aim to support the adaptive capacity of developing countries in a holistic manner. The Adaptation Initiative includes support for designing adaptation planning based on scientific knowledge and for capacity development of...
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2014年の国連気候サミットにおいて、日本は開発途上国の適応能力を包括的に支援することを目的とした適応イニシアチブを発表した。適応イニシアチブには、科学的知識に基づいた適応計画策定、および開発途上国が気候変動影響評価を更新するための能力開発に関する支援が含まれる。同イニシアチブの一環として、環境省は地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)と共同で、アジア太平洋地域の国々を対象に、国別適応計画(NAP)策定および関連する政策の推進における各国の政府関係者およびその他のステークホルダーの能力構築に貢献するために、一連のワークショップシリーズ「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」を開催してきた。本ワークショップシリーズは、2015年から開始され...
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This research report assesses water scarcity and its impacts on smallholder subsistence livelihoods in the context of climate change in Nepal, a mountainous country located entirely within the Ganges River Basin. It identifies and analyses existing coping responses and assesses options for introducing an adaptive response strategy to improve...
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Research report
Author:
Md. Sekender Ali
KBD. Md. Fazlul Karim
Dr. Abul Kalam Azad
The training modules developed from training needs assessment carried out during 2010-2011 were further pilot tested and modified. The pilot testing of training modules was carried out for two levels of agriculture extension officers i.e. district and upazila agriculture officers and Sub-Assistant Agriculture Officers operating at the village level...
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Research Report
Author:
A. Arpah, UUM
C. Claudio, EIA
H.V.Hung, HAU
There is a growing consensus among development community that the risk insurance can provide an effective risk management tool for climatic and non-climatic disasters. Several risk insurance initiatives have been implemented at grassroots level for reducing the vulnerability of communities to disasters in most of the countries in Asia and the...
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APAN-IGES Research Report
Author:
Prof. Dr. Kang Kroesna, RUA
Pilot training programs were conducted in Cambodia for province and sub-province level government officers of the agriculture department to test the effectiveness of draft training modules on climate change adaptation. The pilot tested training modules include ‘Agriculture extension staffs at provincial level’ and ‘District and commune officers’....
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Author:
AKK: Abdullah Mamun & BM Alauddin
This APFED Showcase Project introduces a range of innovative practices as a package to improve the adaptive capacity of communities to recurring floods from Padma River in the Faridpur District of Bangladesh. The project also tries to deal with the dilemma one faces on how to categorize a project as an adaptation project or a developmental project....
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Case Audy of Ryutaro Hashimoto APFED Award for Good Practices
Author:
Mozaharul Alam
Rabi Uzzaman
The shifting course of rivers has been known to be the root cause for many socio-economic issues in most parts of Bangladesh. The Disappearing Lands project, conceived and implemented by the Practical Action Bangladesh and its local collaborating non-governmental organizations, is a good example of how small ideas can change rural lives and...
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Review of the Implementation Status of the Outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development -
This paper was prepared by Dr. SVRK Prabhakar of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), for the Regional Implementation Meeting for Asia and the Pacific for the sixteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16), 26-27 November 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Remarks: The original document can be downloaded from...