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Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

Adaptation challenge Every year, a high number of people are killed by floods in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. In An Giang province, floods in 2000 killed 134 people (of which 94 were children); in...
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Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In the Mekong region, over 20,000 people rely directly on fish trading for employment along just one trade route through Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. The fish trade is...
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Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, key plans, policies and regulations for flood management are ambiguous and often not directly applicable to the local context especially to...
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52cd6a4d73732986-987-988 - climate adaptation.

Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

Adaptation challenge Samut Sakhon province in central Thailand is already experiencing a multitude of impacts from climate change such as intense tropical storms and floods. The Tha Chin and...
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Evaluation of Pilot Program on Payment for Forest Environmental Services in Vietnam

Adaptation challenge The pilot project on “Payments for Forest Environmental Services” (PFES) showed promise as a mechanism for forest management and poverty reduction in Lam Dong and Son La...
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Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong Basin Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Costing Project

Adaptation challenge Using participatory methods to assess community adaptation priorities incorporates site-specific and locally relevant criteria—in addition to stakeholder ownership—into...
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Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

Adaptation challenge In the past, the annual floods in Cambodia after the monsoonal rains were viewed as predictable in timing and non-destructive in nature, bringing benefits such as sediment...
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Evaluation of Pilot Program on Payment for Forest Environmental Services in Cambodia

Adaptation challenge The case study in Chambok Commune in Cambodia exemplified a community-based management suitable for PFES implementation. The factors contributing to successes include...
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Participatory Social Return on Investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong Basin Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Costing Project

Adaptation challenge Using community-based participatory methods to assess adaptation priorities incorporates site-specific locally relevant criteria—in addition to stakeholder ownership—into...
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Integrating Community-based Carbon Management and Monitoring with Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS for REDD+

A summary of the Sumernet study on implementing an integrated community-based participatory and remote sensing measurement and monitoring system for REDD+ in Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Making economic integration work for the rural poor in Cambodia

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Adaptation challenge

The tourism service providers in Hue city were estimated to emit about 0.5 million tons of CO2 equivalent in the year 2011. For developing sustainable urban tourism,...

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Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

Adaptation challenge Rapid and often haphazard expansion of urban infrastructure in the Mekong Region’s towns and cities is leading to health, cultural and environmental impacts. The growth of...
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Making economic integration work for the rural poor in Laos

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

Adaptation challenge The transportation sector in Chiang Mai Municipality (CMM) contributes to significant Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) is an option to not...
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52cd690ab5acb981-982 - climate adaptation.

Impact of Urban Expansion on Rural Hinterland and Local Responses in the Mekong Region

Adaptation challenge The most favourable impact of urban expansion was on education opportunities for the hinterlands and people’s participation in local administration, specifically the...
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Making economic integration work for the rural poor in Myanmar

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Climate change implications for food security and livelihoods of small scale farmers

Adaptation challenge Exposure to climate risks in the northern to central Philippines seriously threatens rice farming and the sustainability of rice farmers’ income. Downscaled climate...
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Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In the Mekong region, over 20,000 people rely directly on fish trading for employment along just one trade route through Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. The fish trade is...
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52cd673c1e4fe972-973-974-975 - climate adaptation.

Making economic integration work for the rural poor through contract farming practices in Thailand

This SUMERNET study has modelled policy recommendations in response to information provided by multiple stakeholders and experts, and compared the hopes for the future with the status on the ground.

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Climate change implications to food security and livelihood of small scale farmers

Adaptation challenge For small-scale, subsistence farmers in Lao PDR, climate risks pose a significant threat to food security as crop losses can occur during the mid-year dry spell and the...
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Trans-boundary Fish Trade in the Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In the Mekong region, over 20,000 people rely directly on fish trading for employment along just one trade route through Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand. The fish trade is...
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52cd66cba70d9970-971 - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, key plans, policies and regulations for flood management are ambiguous and often not directly applicable to the local context especially to...
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Innovative knowledge-sharing

The evaluation and dissemination of knowledge to key stakeholders and policymakers on the impact of action plans, governance arrangements, and practices for sustainable development to improve the ...

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