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Presentation
Dialogue Towards a GMS-wide Policy Platform for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management
We are experiencing a rapid increase in multi-dimensional risks. Risks that are highly interconnected across scales, sectors and regions. Unfortunately, the current risk financing regime is highly fragmented and lacks the perspective informed of multi-dimension risk reduction. Often, financing is targeting the ‘affected’ rather than ‘effector’...
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Presentation
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...
Presentation
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...
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Conference Proceeding
Author:
Emma
Marsden
Robert
Steele
In 2017, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) initiated a technical assistance (TA) project, Supporting Implementation of Environment-Related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific, to equip policy makers with the knowledge and tools to integrate SDGs 12, 14, and 15 and select environment-related SDG targets that have a direct...
Conference Paper
ADB Conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Management and Adaptation
Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion projects and programs have been introduced globally in the past several decades. These financial inclusion instruments range between providing cash at hand to invest in...
Presentation
ADB Conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Management and Adaptation
Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion projects and programs have been introduced globally in the past several decades. These financial inclusion instruments range between providing cash at hand to invest in...
Commissioned Report
The adverse effects of climate change have disproportionately fallen on women. In consequence, the challenges women face adapting to climate change have tended to overshadow the contributions women make to mitigating climate change. To some degree, the emphasis on adaptation has also fed false narratives of women as passive victims of climate...
Policy Report
Author:
Ana
Rojas
Linda
Adams
Actively engaging women in climate mitigation activities can yield multiple benefits, including improved jobs, better livelihoods, and more equitable revenue flows. Efforts are moving forward to design climate funding mechanisms to help capture these benefits, but policy makers and other stakeholders need more guidance on designing gender...
Data or Tool
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ADB
This training manual is based on a series of workshops on gender and climate change held in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam in the context of the ADB regional technical assistance program 'Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women' (RETA 7914). The manual provides trainers, policy makers, and practitioners with background...