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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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Plan International

Founded 75 years ago, Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisation

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ActionAid

Who we are

We’re an international organisation, working with over 15 million people in 45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice.

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional intergovernmental knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hi

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USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change Project

USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

The USAID Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (Mekong ARCC) is a five-year U.S.

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CUSO International

Cuso International is a civil society development organization that works through volunteers, sending them abroad to work on collaborative development projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America and th

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NCAP Vietnam: Impacts on Thua Thien Hue Province

Apart from assessing the impacts of climate change on water resources, the project has also looked into the impacts of climate change on other sectors in Thua Thien Hue Province and Phu Vang...

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Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC)

The Centre d’Etude et de Développement Agricole Cambodgien/Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture, or CEDAC, is an agricultural and rural development organization that was formed

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Eco Friendly Volunteers

We are a voluntary organisation working towards environmental conservation through scientific research, training, and creating awarenes among communities in Sri Lanka.

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Foresight Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.,

Foresight Engineering has been involved in successfully implementing numerous complex technical solutions in many diverse fields ranging from Telecom, Renewable energy, medical, fire fighting, mete

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Royal Scientific Society, Jordan

The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) was established in 1970 in accordance with a Royal Decree.

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Nepal Understanding Trends

Impacts of rising temperature

While the magnitude of change is uncertain, it is clear that the climate of Nepal will warm significantly in the coming century. The impact of this warming...

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Bangladesh: Climate Projections

Climate change projections

This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report can be seen in the Related...

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Nepal: Climate projections

Climate change projections for Nepal

This work is part of a Policy Brief on Climate Change in Nepal produced by Practical Action in 2008 and provides a summary of climate change as currently...

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Sri Lanka Climate Projections

Climate change projections

 The temperature projection for Asia is for warming to accelerate. The rate of warming in the South Asia is projected to be significantly faster than that seen in the...

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Economics adaptation East Africa

“The cruel irony of climate change is that the countries least responsible for it will be worst affected. Greater variations of rainfall, combined with rising sea levels, will lead to...

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