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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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Mainstreaming Adaptation into Local Development Plans in Vietnam

Summary

Climate change adaptation is a relatively new concept for Vietnam, where there is still little awareness of the possible impacts of long-term climate change or how to deal with them...

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Utafiti Centre for Research and Technology

NGO based in Nairobi, Kenya. Action Research to address development needs, especially in environmental issues, community development and natural resource governance.

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Centre for Sustainable Rural Development

The Center for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) is a Vietnamese non-profit non-government organization.

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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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Participation Methods

How is it done?

There is a general suite of methodologies and tools that can be combined and applied in a situation specific manner with some being more participatory than others.

One way...

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STAR-AgroEnergy

Funded under the EU FP7 Research Potential theme (Unlocking the potentials of the EU's Convergence regions and Outermost regions) the University of Foggia will target its research towards Agro-...

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Living on the Margins

In fall 2008, a group of five undergraduate students and three graduate students participated in a seminar led by two faculty members from AESEDA and the Penn State Department of Geography, Dr....

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Normative Agency

Norms, both legal or customary/social norms, work as a coordinating mechanism for society, in that they contain prescriptions for behaviour in view of shared social space.

Norms can be...

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Methodology of Vietnam NCAP Project

The project combined various stakeholder approaches with water modeling.The technical tools were selected and deployed by the IMHEN on the basis of the need to provide reliable, scientifically-...

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