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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region.

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Gender and Climate Change Adaptation: A flexible training package

This training package is a standalone capacity building program targeted at government officials and practitioners, focusing on integrating gender into climate change adaptation practices.

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USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Annual Meeting Proceedings

This article hosts the proceedings from the ADAPT Asia-Pacific Annual Forums, which aimed to support capacity building and technical assisstence on financing climate change adaptation

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6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

6 Things to Know about Urban Adaptation

This publication highlights the key learnings from the Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course.

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Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

Developing a Demonstration Site in Nepal on Community Forestry, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation

A framework for better understanding and assessing climate change vulnerabilities in a context of multiple competing interests in a community forestry landscape through a pilot site in Nepal.

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Guidelines for Designing Bankable Adaptation Projects

Guidelines for Designing Bankable Adaptation Projects

This paper presents a summary of the Project Appraisal Guidelines developed in collaboration with India’s National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). 

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Shortlisting Climate Change Adaptation Projects

Shortlisting Climate Change Adaptation Projects

This document shares an example from USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific’s experience working with India’s NABARD to design a checklist for selecting projects to be financed by the Adaptation Fund.

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Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options

Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options

The publication presents the methodology used in the Pacific Cost-Benefit Analysis Initiative (P-CBA) training workshops, accompanied by examples from the trainings of how the methodology was used.

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The Exchange Series on Climate Financing

The APAN Exchange Series is a facilitated email information and knowledge exchange platform on climate financing operated and supported by USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific.

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Climate Change Research Strategy for Thailand

This case study describes an ADAPT Asia-Pacific program to develop a strategic plan that will identify, support, monitor and assess a national strategy for climate change research in Thailand.

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Support to ONEP/Thailand as Chair of the ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change

This article describes how member countries were supported to identify potential assistance from donors and partner organisations to implement the ASEAN Joint Response to Climate Change Action Plan.
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Building a Foundation for Evidence-based Climate Research Action in Thailand

This article describes how USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific, at the request of the Royal Thai Government, provided assistance in the preparation of a National Climate Change Research Strategy.

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Capacity Building Program on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

This article outlines and provides resources from the two-year program “Economics of Climate Change Adaptation – Supporting National/Sub-national Adaption Planning and Action”.

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Summary Report: ECCA 2nd Live Chat Session on Preparation for the Upcoming Workshop

Summary Report: ECCA 2nd Live Chat Session on Preparation for an Upcoming Workshop

In preparation for the second Economics of Climate Change (ECCA) capacity building workshop held in October 2013, the second moderated live chat session was held on 10 September 2013.

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An Assessment of Specialized International Funds with Available Resources for Climate Change Adaptation Projects in Asia and the Pacific

An Assessment of Climate Change Adaptation Funds for Projects in Asia and the Pacific

This paper presents an assessment of specialized international funds with available resources for climate change adaptation projects in Asia and the Pacific

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Understanding the Green Climate Fund

Understanding the Green Climate Fund

This paper describes the Green Climate Fund and outlines key considerations to be taken into account to enhance the readiness of NCFs to directly access international climate finance.

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Summary Report: First Live Chat Session on Agriculture Survey Instrument

Summary Report: First Live Chat Session on Agriculture Survey Instrument

Summary report for the first live chat session of the Capacity Building Programme on the Economic of Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) programme.

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Urban Resilience Roadmap

This interactive process map has been developed as a tool to help cities, government agencies, and development partners better navigate a course for building resilience.

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Gender Sourcebook: Integrating Gender into Proposals

This online sourcebook aims to help ensure that gender considerations and women’s empowerment are incorporated into large-scale climate change adaptation projects.

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USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific

The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific program shared information and best practices about climate fund requirements and helped governments build capacity to access climate change adaptation finance.

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USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Project Preparation Approach Paper

Project Preparation Approach Paper

This initial approach paper of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific project highlights the variety of projects and readiness in each target country in Asia. 

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Asia Pacific Aid Programs

Asia Pacific Aid Programs Inc.

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Climate information and services in BRACED countries

This paper summarises and assesses existing weather and climate information for BRACED programme countries, including existing climate services and problems in the use of the available information.

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