All articles for the topic: Asia

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Analysis of Forestry Policy Acts and Rules of Bhutan

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This report, written by WWF Bhutan, describes the institutional arrangements surrounding the use and management of forest resources in Bhutan and outlines recommendations...

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Climate Resilience - Can Tho, Vietnam

This page describes the Climate Change Coordination Office (CCCO), which was established in Can Tho in 2011 (and Quy Nhon and Da Nang), with support from ACCCRN and the Can Tho People’s Committee

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Policy contexts for mainstreaming climate change in Bhutan and Nepal

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This report is a synthesis of two studies that sought to understand the policy contexts for addressing climate change adaptation and key conservation issues in Nepal and Bhutan,...

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Weather Data Platform for Improved Agriculture and Climate Adaptation

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aWhere Weather provides users with a powerful research and decision-making tool for use in agricultural development and environmental initiatives. 

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Securing Livelihoods in Rangpur

VSO Bangladesh: Securing livelihood with GBK Rangpur from Carolien Pronk on Vimeo.

VSO Bangladesh works with PJKUS, a local partner organisation in Rangpur. With the help of...

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Mainstreaming Climate Resilience in Urban Areas

Introduction

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped 10 cities in Asia to assess their risks from climate change impacts and build their resilience strategy to...

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HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation.

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation is an international network of independent affiliate member organisations working in the field of development cooperation and emergency response.

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Oxfam Hong Kong

Oxfam Hong Kong began in 1976, when volunteers came together, opened a second-hand shop, and raised funds for anti-poverty projects around the world.

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Scoping Assessment of Climate Change Adaptation Priorities in the Lao PDR

This study evaluates the knowledge of climate change impacts and adaptation needs in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and recommends measures to improve local knowledge, capacity and resilience.

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International Livestock Research Institute

Mission and Strategy

ILRI envisions... A world made better for poor people in developing countries by improving agricultural systems in which livestock are important. 

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Bangkok Climate Resilience

Bangkok hosted the 5th workshop of the Adaptation Partnership organized by ISET, July 31-Aug 2, 2012. The event focused on “A Community for Building Urban Climate Change Resilience in Asia”. Full...

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WD-NACE EOP

On the 27th of September a global group of representatives of research and funding organisations alike gathered in London's Wellcome center to evaluate and debrief the Whole Decision...

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National University of Singapore (NUS)

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Tribhuvan University

Tribhuvan University (henceforth, TU) is the first national institution of higher education in Nepal. It was established in 1959 A.D. and named after the late King Tribhuvan.

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Scoping assessment of knowledge needs in climate change adaptation in China

This report scopes out knowledge gaps and unmet needs relating to climate change adaptation in China, and proposes ways to address them.

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Sultan Qaboos University

Vision

Sultan Qaboos University aspires to be an outstanding centre of science and research characterized by innovation and creativity, a university that is a source of Omani pride.

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I-Catch Lombok

The Indonesian Climate Adaptation Tool for Coastal Habitats (I-CATCH) tool is a participatory approach to support systematic vulnerabilitiy assessments of local coastal and fishing communities.

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MICCA project in the South Ulugurus, Tanzania

Climate-smart practices with adaptation and mitigation potential in smallholder farmer systems

MICCA Overview

The Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Pilot...

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Mekong River Commission

The MRC is an international, country-driven river basin organisation that provides the institutional framework to promote regional cooperation in order to implement the 1995 Agreement between

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The Center for People and Forests

Local communities can actively manage forests in Asia and the Pacific to ensure optimum social, economic, and environmental benefits.

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Sumernet (Network)

Sumernet (the Sustainable Mekong Research Network) is a programme intended to build a long-term research network that informs and influences policy development on sustainable devel

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Linking Adaptation and Mitigation

This project focuses on the linkages between mitigation and adaptation in community forestry contexts. In keeping with the IPCC, we argue that neither mitigation nor adaptation measures...

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Linking Adaptation and Mitigation

Ban Huay Win, Nan Province, Thailand

This research aims to address the potential linkages between mitigation and adaptation in community forestry contexts. This case...

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Assessment of adaptation needs - Vietnam

Introduction

With the Fourth Assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 20071, it has become clear that: (i) climate change is this century’s main threat to...

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