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Leadership for Responsive Climate Actions in Agriculture, Forestry and Food systems

An insight brief discussing the role of leadership in promoting transformational change towards a low-carbon, resilient, and food secure economy and society, both globally and regionally. 

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Promoting ambitious climate action for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

(Videos) This focus day on HKH, which was live streamed from the Cryosphere Pavilion at COP26, explored the scaling up of investment in mountain-specific climate priorities and low carbon development, the dissemination of high-impact solutions that can deliver climate action in the HKH region, and shared policy and youth perspectives on climate action. Watch the recordings of each session. 

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Royal Government of Bhutan

The Royal Government of Bhutan has 10 ministries which work to bring the goal of Gross National Happiness closer to reality. Click on one of the Ministries listed below for more information.

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Government of the Republic of Tajikistan

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Government of Pakistan

The government of Pakistan is a federal government established by the Constitution of Pakistan as a constituted governing authority of the four provinces, two autonomous territories, and one federa

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Aga Khan Foundation

Established in 1967, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) brings together human, financial and technical resources to address the challenges faced by the poorest and most marginalised communities in the w

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Vessels of all sizes ply the waters near Can Tho in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

Slow-onset climate hazards in Southeast Asia: Enhancing the role of social protection to build resilience

This report examines those issues and identifies principles to guide future research on social protection to build resilience to slow-onset events, focusing on coastal communities.

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Regional Climate Consortium for Asia and the Pacific (RCCAP)

RCCAP is a web portal that provides access to climate data, and guidance material to support climate-resilient development in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

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Globalization of local risks through international investments and businesses

This publication explores the globalization of local risks through international investments in Asia and present a climate fragility risk index to assess a country’s suitability for investing.

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Transboundary Impacts of Climate Change in Asia

This paper outlines prerequisites and needs for collective adaptation solutions to address the impacts of climate change on transboundary natural resources and other teleconnections.

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Policy alignment to advance climate-resilient development in Nepal

This paper explores entry points for increased alignment of policy processes related to the Agenda for Sustainable Development, Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for DRR

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CSIRO was a participating agency in the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre, which looked at the key issues in the February 2009 bushfires.

EU-Australia bi-lateral workshop on developing and using web-based resources

The purpose of this workshop was to address nationally relevant issues around best practice (digital and domain) delivery of climate ‘intelligence’ platforms for Australia.

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Rice production in Vietnam affects the food security of many – all over the world. Photo: Unsplash / Siamak Djamei

Watch the adaptation blind spot

We know Asia’s least developed countries are highly vulnerable to the direct impacts of climate change, but they also face threats from indirect impacts, which are only now starting to be grasped.

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Cyclone Aila struck southern Bangladesh and eastern India on 27th May 2009.

2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report shows a region at risk and running out of time

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report reveals an alarming new “riskscape” for the region. Members of the ICoE reflect on the findings of the report.

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Biodiversity Conservation Agency

A 12 month capacity building assignment through Australian Volunteers International as part of the Australian Aid program (funded by DFAT)

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Vietnam Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation

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Women mapping climate action. Credit: Red Cross

Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide

This guide will help you explain to colleagues or the broader public how the climate is changing and what they can do about it. It includes insights from working in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Negeri Pelangi

NP is the governing body of {eco + social + techno} -preneurship, so in every effort we make, we look at these three aspects most closely.

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Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China

Northeast Normal University (NENU) is an institution of higher learning under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education in China. Three disciplines are personnel training and scientifi

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International Centre for Climate Change and Development

The International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) is one of the leading research and capacity building organisations working on climate change and development in Bangladesh. ICCC

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Global warming of 1.5°C and higher brings profound challenges to semi-arid regions

This page collects together key messages and outputs from the ASSAR project relevant to global warming of 1.5°C and higher.

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Inception meeting of the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) fellowship program, July 2014

ProSus #1: Building Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

The first issue of ProSus Magazine explores ideas and solutions for disaster risk reduction in Asia, highlighting research from the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship program.

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Bicycle parked on a field path in rural Cambodia, by Bryon Lippincott via Flickr.

When is migration a maladaptive response to climate change? Case studies from north-western Cambodia

This study presents analyses of climate, food security, migration, and impacts from 218 households in three locations in North-western Cambodia, the most climate vulnerable nation in SE Asia.

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Inovasi Bumi

INOBU developS policy innovations and IT applications that are tested on the ground and then adopted by partners.

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