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Climate fragility risks

Climate change impacts on natural and human systems are increasing. Often affecting fragile economic, social and political systems, climate change is considered to be a serious ‘...

Author: 
Ishiwatari, Mikio; Djalante, Riyanti; Mavrodieva, Aleksandrina; Gomez, Oscar; Wataya, Eiko; Shaw, Rajib
Research Report
English
May 2019 Topics:

In recent decades, the increased frequency of disaster events, particularly hydro-meteorological disasters, have threatened human lives and infrastructure. In the context of climate...

Author: 
Binaya Kumar
MISHRA
Chitresh
SARASWAT
Linh Nhat
LUU
Thuc
TRAN
Khiem Van
MAI
Shamik
CHAKRABORTY
Book Chapter
English
January 2019 Topics:

Worldwide, scarce freshwater resources are increasingly being used to satisfy the demands of a rapidly increasing population and a growing global economy. One-third of the world’s...

Author: 
Masago
YOSHIFUMI
Binaya Kumar
MISHRA
Shokhrukh-Mirzo
JALILOV
Mohamed
KEFI
Misato
DILLEY
Kensuke
FUKUSHI
Book
English
January 2019 Topics:

In this volume, we seek to highlight how the sustainable use of biodiversity as practiced in well-managed SEPLS can contribute to effective area-based conservation of biodiversity....

Book
English
November 2018 Topics:

SEPLS generally require high levels of management by humans in order to maintain a sustainable production system that provides for human well-being. Thus their ecosystems are...

Author: 
Working Paper
English
December 2017 Topics:
Mainstreaming concepts and approaches of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes into policy and decision-making cover

This second volume’s theme is “mainstreaming concepts and approaches of SEPLS into policy and decision-making “, covering topics including advocacy, multi-stakeholder engagement,...

Author: 
Kaoru
ICHIKAWA
Suneetha M.
SUBRAMANIAN
Shamik
CHAKRABORTY
Research Report
English
December 2016 Topics:

The Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 1 showcases various case studies from around the world focusing on tools and approaches for “Enhancing knowledge for better management...

Editor: 
Suneetha M. Subramanian
Kaoru Ichikawa
Ayako Kawai
Research Report
English
January 2016 Topics:
Discussion Paper
Japanese
February 2015
Discussion Paper
English
January 2015

IPSI Case Study Experts Workshop. Yokohama 2014. Workshop Report

Author: 
Kawai Ayako
Kaoru Ichikawa
Conference Proceeding
English
September 2014 Topics:

There have been growing concerns over the protective measures needed, particularly with respect to energy and infrastructure systems within cities that are also experiencing...

Author: 
Joni Jupesta
Non Peer-reviewed Article
English
December 2013 Topics:
Non Peer-reviewed Article
English
August 2012 Topics:

Defending Rio+20: A historical perspective

Author: 
Robert Blasiak
Non Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2012
Overcoming barriers to climate adaptation: Role and comparison of international networks
In Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers Series G

Ongoing international negotiations are putting greater emphasis on the need for greater cooperation between developed and developing countries as well as among developing countries...

Author: 
K. Yasuhara
Tamura
M
S. Herath
Peer-reviewed Article
English
October 2011 Topics:
バイオ燃料は必ずしも悪ではない

バイオ燃料プログラムは農村地域へ持続的な利益をもたらすこともある。インド、アンドラプラデシュ州における取組みがその好例だ。

Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
September 2010 Topics:

The presentation aims at improving the understanding of drought and its management using a case study of India. The presentation starts with historical background of drought and its...

Presentation
English
November 2009
Developing Higher Educational Programs on Adaptation: Some Insights

Mainstreaming adaptation at various levels is important to realize an adaptive society. Integrating adaptation principles in education is an essential first step. Different aspect...

Presentation
English
June 2009
Adaptation to climate change: Principles, frameworks and metrics

The lecture was divided into three sections. The first section provides an overview of adaptation, basic principles, and the need for adaptation. The second section looks at the...

Presentation
English
May 2009