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  1. Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Through Coastal Afforestation in Bangladesh (CBACC-CF PROJECT

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 3, 2012
    Vulnerability in Bangladesh is worsened due to the high dependence of a majority of the population on climate-sensitive sectors, such as agriculture, forestry and fisheries. Compounding these vulnerabilities, Bangladesh is challenged with weak inf...
  2. Mitigating Climate Change through Restoration and Management of Coastal Wetlands and Near-shore Marine Ecosystems Challenges and Opportunities

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    Ecosystems in the land-ocean interface are gaining increased attention for the carbon they store in biomass and especially sediments. This makes them potential sources of significant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions if disturbed, but also valuable f...
  3. Practitioners and Policy-makers Exchange on Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    The ‘Practitioners and Policy makers Exchange on Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture’, which was held at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok Thailand from 30 August to 1 September 2010, aimed to address this need. With 25 p...
  4. Aligning climate and development agendas in the Mekong region

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 25, 2012
    Climate change is a global threat that requires multilateral solutions. Using Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as an example, this paper highlights opportunities and strategies for regional cooperation to jointly tackle climate change impacts and move t...
  5. High Mountain Glacial Watershed Program Description

    Posted by Site Admin | Sep 13, 2012
    The High Mountain Glacial Watershed Program (HMGWP) was created at the recommendation of participants in Nepal as a Community of Practice to address the perceived gaps in knowledge and collaboration and to develop follow on pilots and capacity bui...
  6. Disaster Management and Climate Change in India

    Posted by Site Admin | Sep 18, 2012
    For decades disaster management in India remained an issue of providing relief and rehabilitation assistance to people affected by natural disasters. Successive disasters and global movements for disaster reduction since the nineties have triggere...
  7. Kyrgyzstan Vulnerability and Planned Adaptation- Adaptation Partnership

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 5, 2012
    From the Review of Current and Planned Adaptation: Central Asia.  This is a summary overview of the principal climate change vulnerabilities in Kyrgyzstand and the planned adaptation policies and measures.
  8. The Probable Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty and Economic Growth and the Options of Coping with Adverse Effect of Climate Change in Bangladesh

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 6, 2012
    The General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning Commission initiated Policy Studies relating to MDGs under its UNDP assisted project 'Support to Monitoring RS and MDGs in Bangladesh'. Policy studies were felt necessary to support informed and...
  9. Climate Change and Forest Ecosystems in the Philippines: Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 19, 2012
    Climate change and Philippine forests are directly linked to each other. Changes in climate are affecting the forests and its ability to deliver its environmental services. In the same manner, degradation of the forest resources results to emissio...
  10. Climate Change Plans and Infrastructure in Asian Cities: A Survey of Plans and Priorities

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    The Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia) supported by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), conducted a survey focusing on the following three main que...