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This pamphlet offers a description of IGES’s set of Climate Databases. Having been developed in some cases over more than 10 years, the Databases compile unique data about climate change policies and sustainable development projects, and offer in-depth insights through analytics, summary and figures.

All Databases are freely accessible online...

Presentation
The 5th Asian Energy Modelling Workshop on "Achieving a Sustainable 2050: Insights from energy system modelling"
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This presentation introduced the Integrated Green Economy Modelling (IGEM) Framework and its application to modelling a carbon tax in Mexico. The presentation was based on the project of the development of an integrated green economy modelling framework led by the UN Environment, in collaboration with four modelling experts, namely Dr. Xin Zhou...

Policy Brief
ACIAR Policy Brief
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Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities from using groundwater for irrigation, and researchers have not demonstrated how to extract and use groundwater effectively for agriculture. A recent Australian-funded...

Commissioned Report

The purpose of this report is to take a stock of the existing situation in terms of drought risk reduction in ASEAN countries. The information presented in this report is primarily drawn from the interviews and field visits conducted by the JICA team and is partially strengthened from the literature. Overall, ASEAN countries show considerable...

Commissioned Report

This is the summary of the country drought risk reduction assessment done as a part of the JICA-ASEAN project on integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into institutional and policy processes (CN 20). Drought in Cambodia is very much intertwined with the developmental state of the country and governance and finance...

Commissioned Report

Although drought is not on top priority, El Nino and other localized drought events are warning signs for strengthening drought risk reduction in Indonesia. Drought risk reduction in Indonesia can be improved both at the macro and micro level. At the micro-level, even though the microfinance has been growing rapidly, it needs improvements in areas...

Commissioned Report

This is the summary of the country drought risk reduction assessment done as a part of the JICA-ASEAN project on integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into institutional and policy processes (CN 20). Drought risk reduction planning in Vietnam is centralized and even inter-provincial planning is not done locally; one of...

Commissioned Report

This is the summary of the country drought risk reduction assessment done as a part of the JICA-ASEAN project on integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into institutional and policy processes (CN 20). The Philippines has made significant progress in understanding the El Nino and transferring the weather information to...

Commissioned Report

This is the summary of the country drought risk reduction assessment done as a part of the JICA-ASEAN project on integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into institutional and policy processes (CN 20). There is heavy reliance of the government on drought relief leading to drought relief dependency among the farmers in...

Commissioned Report

Lao PDR has a long way to go in addressing the drought risks substantially. Some of the issues needing immediate attention are as follows:
1. There is a need for promoting research, technical and practice-oriented, to understand the drought characteristics and addressing the drought risks at all level.
2. Prepare drought risk and vulnerability...