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Capacity-building on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for District and National Environmental Officers of Bhutan

Read about when SEI conducted a customised 5-day interactive workshop on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Bangkok for staff of Bhutan’s National Environmental Commission.

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Key Final Results

The USAID Mekong ARCC project is a five-year program (2011-2016) funded by the USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA) in Bangkok and implemented by DAI in partnership with the International Centre for Environmental Management (ICEM), World Resources Institute (WRI), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and Asian Management and Development Institute (AMDI). 

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Understanding Adaptation Planning

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This report is written by partners in the Philippines, Vietnam and Nepal with funding provided by the Swedish Government through the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida...

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Analysis of Forestry Policy Acts and Rules of Bhutan

Analysis of Forestry Policy, Acts and Rules of Bhutan to Mainstream Climate Change Adaptation

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Policy contexts for mainstreaming climate change in BHutan and Nepal

Policy contexts for mainstreaming climate change in Bhutan and Nepal

This synthesis compares the policy contexts for mainstreaming climate change adaptation in Bhutan and Nepal.

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Joining the dots- learning to work collaboratively to address climate change

Climate change - a systemic challenge

Climate change introduces new complexities and uncertainties into decision-making and planning. It also compounds pressing challenges posed by...

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Assessment of adaptation: Cases from Indonesia

This scoping assessment presents an overview of the needs of small islands in Indonesia in adapting to the impacts of climate change and climate variability. The assessment was conducted in September to October 2011 with the assistance of local NGOs and peoples organizations in Indonesia.

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment

This paper points out gaps in using sectoral vulnerability and adaptation assessment for landscape adaptation planning, and proposes instead an extended framework for climate change vulnerability and adaptation with a holistic view of the landscape.

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Mainstreaming Climate Change: Thailand Case Study

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Climate change adaptation planning in Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia has focused primarily on minimizing the impact of future climate change. The resulting preoccupation...

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Adaptation or Development? Case studies in Bangladesh and Vietnam

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Using Bangladesh and Vietnam as ‘adaptation project-dense’ contexts, we sought to explore how adaptation is understood, mainly by practitioners in development projects...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into local development planning: A case study in Chainat, Thailand

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This pilot study aimed to understand climate risks and uncertainty within local communities and demonstrate the integration of climate change adaptation into local development...

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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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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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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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Mainstreaming Adaptation into Local Development Plans in Vietnam

This report focuses on two adaptation projects in Vietnam: a climate change vulnerability assessment in the Cat Khanh Commune, Binh Dinh province, and efforts to ‘mainstream’ adaptation in the Binh Dinh province’s fishery sector

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Integration of Climate Adaptation into Development and Conservation Planning in Bhutan

Bhutan is one of 13 countries covered by the AKP. In June 2010, a climate adaptation scoping study was undertaken, with input from stakeholders in government, non-government organizations...

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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

Mainstreaming adaptation into development planning has been promoted as an effective way to respond to climate change. The expected benefits include avoided policy conflicts, reduced risks and vulnerability, greater efficiency compared with managing adaptation separately, and leveraging the much larger financial flows in sectors affected by climate risks than the amounts available for financing adaptation separately. This report reviews the main approaches proposed and lessons learned from relevant experiences in the Asia-Pacific region

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

The Second Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum brought together more than 800 policymakers, scientists, donors, youths and representatives of Asian and Pacific countries. The Forum was organized by the Adaptation Knowledge Platform (AKP) and the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) along with several other partners.

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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 - Nepal

This report brings together various domains of climate-related knowledge activities by looking at: the institutional landscape policies; laws and regulations; knowledge generation and...

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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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Advancing Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation (ACCCA)

First Technical Assistance Workshop for ACCCA Pilot Action Teams

Advancing Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation (ACCCA) First Technical Assistance Workshop

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Cape Town Capacity Building

This workshop was held at the University of Cape Town as part of the ACCCA project which is coordinated by UNITAR. For further information on the ACCCA project and the pilot adaptation actions...

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