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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...

ISAP 2021: The Decisive Decade: Towards Integrated Solutions to Climate, Biodiversity and Other Planetary Challenges

The flood vulnerability assessments conducted in Lao PDR and Myanmar inform us of at least eight messages to strengthen the flood risk reduction. These messagfs are 1. Stilted houses are the backbone of flood resilience, 2. Design of early warning should take into consideration the mobility of humans, assets and health facilities, 3. Flood...

Livelihood and climate change resilience with reference to flood hazards

Flood risks are on the rise in many ASEAN countries and understanding and addressing underlying vulnerabilities and sensitivities assume importance for an effective risk reduction. Given the multi-faceted nature of flood vulnerabilities, a mixed-methods approach is necessary to consider both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of...