All articles for the topic: Southeast Asia

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Climate-Smart Land Use (CSLU) in ASEAN

The Climate-Smart Land Use (CSLU) project strengthens the coordination role of members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in contributing to international and national climate policy processes on climate-smart land use in agriculture and forestry.

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International Trade Mechanisms and Climate Change Adaptation: Exploring the Links to Labour Migration in Vietnam

Learn about the connections between international trade mechanisms and climate change adaptation through a case study on Vietnam's Mekong Delta, focusing on internal domestic labour migration.

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Leadership for Responsive Climate Actions in Agriculture, Forestry and Food systems

Learn about the role of leadership in promoting transformational change towards a low-carbon, resilient, and food secure economy and society, both globally and regionally. 

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Integrated Agriculture-Aquaculture (IAA) Systems for Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation and Livelihoods

Integrated agriculture-aquaculture, a regionally historic system requiring limited resources, could provide a sustainable method for climate change adaptation, mitigation, and livelihoods. 

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Alternate wetting and drying for climate change adaptation, mitigation and livelihoods

The report describes alternate wetting and drying as a technique of rice farmers in SEA to help adapt to the everchanging weather patterns brought on by climate change. 

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Climate services to support adaptation and livelihoods

Bottom-up engagement is needed in shaping climate services to assist those impacted by climate change. Climate services play a key role in adaptation methods for Southeast Asia.

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Silvopastoral systems for climate change mitigation and adaptation

Explore silvopastoral systems (SPS), a versatile farming technique that provides farmers with a valuable mitigation and adaptation strategy in Southeast Asia.

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Sustainable soil management for enhanced productivity and climate benefits in ASEAN

Brief on implementing sustainable soil management (SSM), a focus on restoring soil health, with many benefits that contribute to improving food security in Southeast Asia

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SDC Climate change foresight analysis (2021)

This 2021 foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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Including non-normative genders and sexualities (NNGS) in climate change adaptation policy and action

This joint project has contributed to strengthening local capacity and advocated for/integrated the concerns and strengths of LGBTIQ+ partners into local and national policies.

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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots (2020)

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change

This article summarises the ASFCC programme that has developed and integrated social forestry approaches into the climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies of ASEAN and the member states.

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A Knowledge Tree for social forestry

The Knowledge Tree is an online platform providing a rich source of information about and guidance on implementing efficient, equitable and effective social forestry practices in Southeast Asia.

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ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry

The ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG SF) is a government driven social forestry network in Southeast Asia.

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Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) works to strengthen institutional capacities toward inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural deve

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NTFP-EP

Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

The NTFP-EP is a collaborative network of over 60 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) working with forest-based communities to strengthen their capacity i

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Enhancing Climate Change Resilience of Rural Communities Living in Protected Areas of Cambodia

This project is building climate adaptation near five community protected forests across Cambodia.

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Funding Adaptation Through Cambodia’s National Budget

Building on an overview brief on domestic public finance options for NAP processes, this sNAPshot takes a closer look at how Cambodia is funding adaptation action through its national budget. 

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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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EbA as an approach to increase flood resilience of the vulnerable

This policy brief shows that ecosystem-based adaptation can be a promising approach to increase flood resilience of vulnerable groups in society, such as women and the poor.

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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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Financing from the Ground Up - Experiences in Adaptation Finance from Southeast Asia

Climate adaptation finance, a critical resource for developing countries, can sometimes be governed via national-level institutions that are disconnected from the contexts and needs of local people.

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Centre for Social Research and Development

CSRD seeks justice for vulnerable communities threatened by external change. We help to create community resilience to threats resulting from climate change, development, agribusiness and industria

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Publications and Other Resources on Sustainable Mountain Development

This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.

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