All articles for the topic: South Asia

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Mapping the stories of climate change

This article shows how the online platform Story Maps communicates climate change impacts and relevant adaptation measures in the Hindu Kush Himalaya to a wider audience to support action.

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Climate-Resilient Agriculture in South Asia: An analytical framework and insights from practice

The paper explores entry-points for and examples of climate resilient agriculture (CRA) in South Asia, and the current challenges and knowledge gaps affecting it's implementation.

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Sri Lankan Youth Climate Action Network (SLYCAN) Trust

SLYCAN Trust works to contribute to collective local and global efforts to address impacts of climate change, sustainable development, and social and economic issues hindering social justice.

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Global exposure and vulnerability

This paper aims to support understanding of the interplay between multiple climate change risks and socioeconomic development through investigating exposure to multi-sector climate impacts.

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Climate-Resilient Water Management: An operational framework from South Asia

The paper presents a conceptual framework for Climate-Resilient Water Management (CRWM) and provides examples of CRWM interventions developed and deployed by the ACT programme across SE Asia.

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Afghanistan: Climate Change Science Perspectives

Released by UN Environment and Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency this publication describes the country’s most up-to-date and detailed climate change (August 2017).

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Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems in South Asia

The paper introduces a general analytical framework for mainstreaming adaptation to climate change within governance systems.

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Equitable Resilience in Local Institutions

ERLI looks at how resilience practice plays out ‘on-the-ground’ through in-depth and qualitative case studies of nine local institutions in Bangladesh. 

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BRACED

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters

BRACED is helping people become more resilient to climate extremes in South and Southeast Asia and in the African Sahel and its neighbouring countries.

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Webinar: Accelerating Climate Resilient Development in Cities

This webinar focuses on the SDC funded CapaCITIES project in India, which is advancing climate action planning to accelerate transformation of cities to low carbon, climate resilient cities.

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Janathakshan (GTE) Limited

Janathakshan (GTE) Limited is a not for profit company established in 2011 to promote sustainable and green solutions in development to Sri Lanka and beyond.

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American University School of International Service

American University’s School of International Service (SIS) produces cutting edge research and prepares the ne

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ICCCAD - International Centre for Climate Change and Development

ICCCAD aims to be a global Centre of Excellence on Climate Change and Development research based in Bangladesh, where Climate Change has a significant impact.

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ASSAR Regional Diagnostic Studies

The first phase of ASSAR was to investigate what people in semi-arid regions currently know about climate change, and what they’re doing to adapt to these changes.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful. This article features ASSAR's work in India.

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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States

Summary

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing...

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for South Asia?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report (http://www.ipcc.ch), which the IPCC...

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Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Learning Through Collaboration

Learning through Collaboration

The CIRCLE-2 partners consider transfer of the knowledge generated by adaptation research investments in Europe to be potentially useful for developing countries, which are more vulnerable to climate change and its impacts than most European countries. 

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aWhere

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

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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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