Sivapuram Ventaka Rama Krishna PRABHAKAR

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JSPS-ICSSR Seminar on Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future

This presentation dwells on reasons why COVID-19 should be considered a transboundary risk and what it means for risk management in Asia. Transboundary risks are risks that emanate from outside the boundaries of a country or region. Countries have always faced transboundary risks. Wars for example are a typical example of a transboundary risk as...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate

Regional droughts are increasing in frequency and climate change projections indicate an exacerbation in the occurrence of regional droughts in the future. Droughts are complex hydrometeorological events, and the complexity of cause-and-effect relationships across administrative and political borders can make drought management a challenge. While...


The SDG2 on Zero Hunger by 2030 aims at achieving the complete eradication of hunger in all its forms. The SDG2 in specific focuses on vulnerable populations such as women (pregnant and lactating), adolescent girls, children (especially those below 5 years old), and old persons. The goal includes 5 targets and 3 means of achieving the goal targets...

Class lecture for the students of environmnetal studies

Over the years, climate change adaptation has evolved to cover a range of issues providing long-term solutions to even the chronic developmental issues that couldn't be addressed with traditional solutions. The discourse on climate change adaptation has broadened the understanding of risk and risk management among stakeholders that contributed to...

TA 9993-THA: Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture for Enhanced Recovery and Sustainability of Highlands

Highland agriculture is fraught with several challenges that are related to tough agroclimatic conditions, poor agricultural institutions and socio-economic conditions. Overlaid with these challenges is the rapid climate change that is projected in the highlands as the world highlands will experience more rapid warming than the rest of the world...

Annual Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Working Group on Agriculture (WGA)

This presentation argues that the Food-Water-Energy nexus should not be seen as plot levelel or a local level or a national level issue but it has roots beyond individual countries. Hence, the issue is broadly outside the purview of most stakeholders operating at this level. It demands a robust regional and international cooperation aided by robust...

Bayer Innovations in Crop Science (ICS) Conference

Climate change has complex impacts on natural resources in general and agriculture in particular. Hence, policies that address these impacts also need to be as broad-based and still be able to target location-specific conditions of these issues. It is a challenge but one can already find a range of policies and actions off-the-shelf that can be...

Book Chapter
In The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR 2022)
T. Goto, H. Sakai, A. Dewi, S. Jayasinghe, S. Basnayake, R.D. Kartiko, N.M.S.I. Arambepola

[Please refer to Page 74 in GAR2022 where this work is cited. The full paper will be online soon at the same website as GAR2022]

The rapidly changing socio-economic landscape of the Southeast Asian countries is an important driver for systemic risks such as climate change and hydro-geological disasters.  Global processes such as the SFDRR, the...

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