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The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in collaboration with Practical Action Nepal along with other research partners in the Gangetic Basin organized a workshop...

Author: 
Gehendra Gurung
Conference Proceeding
English
March 2015 Topics:
What ails the effectiveness of crop insurance? Emerging bottom-up issues and solutions

There is a growing consensus among the development community that the insurance can provide an effective risk management tool for climatic and non-climatic disasters. Several...

Book Chapter
English
March 2015 Topics:
Evidence for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction synergies of interventions: An inductive approach

Here are some takeaway messages from our work on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) synergies of interventions.

1. There is an overwhelming...

Research Report
English
March 2015 Topics:

This project gained a good understanding of the state of discourse at the general meetings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, carried out dissemination and awareness...

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2015 Topics:

Analysing temporal changes and sustainability of rainfed 'Aus' rice production systems

In International Journal of Society Systems Science
Author: 
Roy Ranjan
Lai Chee Hui
Chan Ngai Weng
Peer-reviewed Article
English
February 2015 Topics:
IGES Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services: Strategy and Activities

The purpose of this booklet is to share information on the aims and activities of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services...

PR/Newsletter
English
January 2015 Topics:
Disaster Risks and Insurance in the Agriculture Sector in Asia: A Review
In Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment

Agriculture is a major economic sector and a critical source of livelihood in many of the low and middle income countries in Asia and the Pacific region. However, this sector is...

Author: 
1Md. Shahin Mia
A.C. Er
Joy Jacqueline Pereira
Peer-reviewed Article
English
January 2015 Topics:
Effectiveness of Insurance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities

Agrarian and poor communities in general in the Asia-Pacific region are highly vulnerable to climate change. Effective reduction of vulnerabilities requires aligning sustainable...

Editor: 
Joy J. Pereira, Juan M. Pulhin, Gattineni Srinivasa Rao, Henry Scheyvens, Jay Cummins
Research Report
English
January 2015 Topics:

Warming trends and increasing temperature extremes have been observed across most of the Asian region over the past century (high confidence). {24.3}
Water scarcity is...

Author: 
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan
Book Chapter
English
December 2014 Topics:
Climate Change Adaptation and Developing Countries

This lecture along with a class exercise was designed to introduce the Seminar students to the intricacies involved in adaptation decision making at global and local scales and to...

Presentation
English
December 2014 Topics:
Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) and Prioritizing Interventions for Climate Change Adaptation

This presentation introduces the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) developed for NABARD as a national implementation entity for implementing Adaptation Fund...

Presentation
English
December 2014 Topics:
Insurance for Long-term Post-Disaster Recovery and Adaptation

Dr SVRK Prabhakar, whose works have focused on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, said people often forget insurance is a post disaster recovery tool because of...

Presentation
English
November 2014 Topics:
Climate change adaptation in water and sanitation: Pertinent issues and way forward for adaptation decision making

Water and sanitation play an important role in the sustainable development and are central to all activities of human beings and for the health of the natural ecosystems. For the...

Working Paper
English
November 2014 Topics:
Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) for Climate Change Adaptation

Adaptation to climate change has emerged as an important developmental issue for all countries. The adaptation finances are on continuous rise, both from the global and national...

Commissioned Report
English
November 2014 Topics:
Challenges in Assessing Non-Economic Loss and Damages of Climatic Disasters

Non-economic loss and damage have not been uniformly and sufficiently reported in various international and national disaster databases. There are challenges such as difficulty in...

Presentation
English
October 2014 Topics:

The entire coastal belt of Bangladesh was already suffering from salinisation, caused by development and worsened by climate change. It used to be a freshwater ecosystem three or...

Author: 
Ainun Nishat, BRAC University
Presentation
English
October 2014 Topics:
Insurance for Long-term Post-Disaster Recovery and Adaptation

Insurance thus far has not gained its deserving attention as an effective post-disaster recovery tool though the actual role of insurance is always after the disaster. Several...

Presentation
English
October 2014 Topics:

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