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Conference Proceeding
International Water Association 1st Specialist Conference on Municipal Water Management and Sanitation in Developing Countiries
Water is an essential and valuable resource for Asian countries, both for daily existence and economic development. However, water degradation is now very apparent, caused by population increase, urbanisation, and economic growth in the region. The Asian region has transboundary water resources, so a regional approach to water quality management is...
Conference Proceeding

ISSUES AND CHALLENGES OF WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN ASIA

Nexus Observatory Workshop on “Water-Wastewater-Soil Nexus in Asia, 11th-12th December 2014 in Hayama, Japan
Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Author:
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan
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 expected to be a major challenge for most of the region as a result of increased water demand and lack of good management (medium confidence). {24.4.3} The impacts of climate change...
Presentation
Keio University Seminar Course
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 come up with an architecture of solutions for a given scenario in the future. The session starts with a lecture followed by group discussion by students to derive an...
Presentation
NABARD Consultation Meeting
This presentation introduces the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) developed for NABARD as a national implementation entity for implementing Adaptation Fund projects. The presentation takes the participants through the concept of vulnerability, literature related to related assessments and tools and distills necessary design...
Peer-reviewed Article
Author:
Roger N.
Jones
Anand
Patwardhan
Stewart J.
Cohen
Suraje
Dessai
Annamaria
Lammel
Robert J.
Lempert
M. Monirul Qader
Mirza
Hans von
Storch
Decision support for impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability is expanding from science-driven linear methods to a wide range of methods drawing from many disciplines (robust evidence, high agreement). This chapter introduces new material from disciplines including behavioral science, ethics, and cultural and organizational theory, thus providing a...