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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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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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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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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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Synthesis Report of 2012 Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, Bangkok, Thailand

The Second Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum was held at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok on March 12 and 13, 2012. It brought together more than 800 policymakers...

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Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in Bhutan and Nepal

Both Bhutan and Nepal understand the importance of addressing climate impacts. They have strengthened their commitment to managing the impacts of climate through several efforts including the...

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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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Assessment of adaptation needs - Thailand

The purpose of this summary report is to offer background analysis and suggestions for the design and implementation of a Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform in Thailand. It was...

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Mainstreaming Adaptation in Asia

Abstract

Mainstreaming adaptation into development planning has been promoted as an effective way to respond to climate change. The expected benefits include avoided policy conflicts,...

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Non-timber Forest Products and the Role of Markets for Community Adaptation

Tropical forests provide many non-timber products (NTFPs) such as, charcoal, wild fruit, bushmeat, mushrooms, roots and fodder, used by numerous communities around the globe for income...

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Mainstreaming EbA in Nepal

Nepal

Nepal is characterised by a range of climatic and ecological zones - from low-lying tropical areas (Tarai region), through temperate hills and mountains, to the alpine Himalayas -...

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Survey of urban adaptation planning

Based on a survey of 468 cities worldwide conducted in 2011, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has published a report that offers an insight into how cities worldwide are facing the...

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Trócaire

Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland. We're working in 28 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

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