Adaptation


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Ecosystems-based approaches in G20 countries

Ecosystem-based (EB) approaches have been strongly promoted in various international environmental and development processes. As a result, they are gaining increasing attention...

Discussion Paper
English
May 2019 Topics:
Sustainable cities

Urbanization plays a significant role in how the sustainable development goals (SDGs) can be achieved by countries and regions since they can deliver the benefits of SDGs to a...

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:
agricultural transformations

Food production and productivity improvements have contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty and reduced hunger and malnutrition, but are associated with patterns of...

Book Chapter
English
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Climate-fragility risks are on the rise globally and developmental paths taken by countries could be attributed to this rise. To understand the link between development and climate-...

Book Chapter
English
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Policies are the channels through which governments influence society and make course corrections for intended consequences. Institutions have the power to influence policy...

Book Chapter
English
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Equity and Fairness constitute important aspirations that most governmental and non-governmental stakeholders strive to achieve in their interventions. Equity and fairness have high...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:
GAR19
In UNISDR Global Assessment Report 19

This paper presents results from a regional survey conducted on the globalization of local risks through investments in the vulnerable regions of Asia. Some countries that have been...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:
GAR19
In UNISDR Global Assessment Report 19

This paper evaluates the current institutional and policy environment in the ASEAN region, which is known as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change impacts in the...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:

The IGES NDC Database compiles the main features of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which were communicated by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention...

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APFSD

The objectives of the session are to emphasize the following points: Climate Change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas will seriously comprise food, nutritional and energy security in the...

Presentation
English
March 2019 Topics:

2014年の国連気候サミットにおいて、日本は開発途上国の適応能力を包括的に支援することを目的とした適応イニシアチブを発表した。適応イニシアチブには、科学的知識に基づいた適応計画策定、および開発途上国が気候変動影響評価を更新するための能力開発に関する支援が含まれる。同イニシアチブの一環として、環境省は地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)と共同で、...

Policy Report
Japanese
March 2019 Topics:

Japan’s Climate change Adaptation Initiative was announced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the UN Climate Summit 2014 with the aim to support the adaptive capacity of developing...

Policy Report
English
March 2019 Topics:
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Bangladesh provide a variety of financial services to poor households that can help them cope with natural disasters (e.g. floods) and adapt to...

Author: 
M.A. Baqui
KHALILY
Akio
ONISHI
Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 2019 Topics:

Japan is one of the prominent contributors towards overseas development assistance (ODA) and emergency relief assistance (external emergency assistance, EEA) in the aftermath of...

Presentation
English
February 2019 Topics:
Transboundary climate risks and regional adaptation planning

This session will explore the transboundary risks that result from both the impacts of climate change and the effects of adaptation (positive and negative). It will draw on case...

Presentation
English
January 2019 Topics:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISASTER RESILIENCE IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISASTER RESILIENCE IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

This paper aims to identify and prioritize key non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) caused by the 2009 Cyclone Aila in Khulna District of Bangladesh and to identify appropriate...

Author: 
Md. Atikul
ISLAM
Md. Ali
AKBER
Peer-reviewed Article
English
January 2019 Topics:
The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This is a precarious moment for the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Environmentally, socially, and economically, there is no single likely future for the HKH. Between now and 2080, the...

Book Chapter
English
January 2019 Topics:

Irrigated agriculture has become an important focus of the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for addressing poverty alleviation, food security and climate change...

Working Paper
English
December 2018 Topics:
Globalization of local risks

Enhanced trade and investments have been one of the significant developments of regional integration in Asia during the recent decades. Countries that are successful in attracting...

PR/Newsletter
English
October 2018 Topics:

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