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The non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) caused by climate-related disasters have not been often considered in most disaster risk assessments and not been reported in most post-disaster reports and databases to the extent they deserve the attention; despite these losses could constitute major proportion of the total loss and damages (L&Ds) of any...

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This report is an outcome of the research carried out in the second year of the APN-funded project on Assessing Community Risk Insurance Initiatives and Identifying Enabling Policy and Institutional Factors for Maximizing Climate Change adaptation and disaster risk reduction benefits from risk insurance. The report presents case studies from...

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This report summarises the key outputs of a three-year research project by IGES Kansai Research Centre on “Market-based Instruments (MBIs) for Improving Company Carbon Performance in Northeast Asia”. By carrying out a comprehensive overview of related policy progress in the region and conducting various questionnaire surveys and empirical analyses...

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Adaptation decision making frameworks and tools: Multi-criteria decision making tools for prioritizing adaptation actions at community level.

Adaptation decision making frameworks and tools: Multi-criteria decision making tools for prioritizing adaptation actions at community level.

There is a lack of holistic frameworks to help climate change adaptation practitioners identify and implement CCA (climate change adaptation) actions. Keeping this in view, several frameworks for CCA decision making have evolved in recent years. Though these frameworks are still at nascent stages and are yet to be field tested, studies of these...

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The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) was established in 2009 in response to the growing need for collaboration among different stakeholders engaged in climate change adaptation and related areas to build resilience of vulnerable human, ecosystems and economies to climate change. The network envisages achieving this through sharing knowledge...

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アジア太平洋地域適応ネットワーク(APAN)は、気候変動に対する人間や生態系システム、経済のレジリエンス確保を目的とし、気候変動適応と関連分野のステークホルダー間の協調へのニーズに応える形で、2009年に設立された。本ネットワークは、気候変動適応に関する知見や情報をステークホルダー間で共有することにより上記の目標を達成し、適応を国家および準国家レベルで達成するため、発展途上国の資金メカニズムへのアクセスに加え、適応に関する計画立案と能力構築を促進することを目的としている。近年、国際および国家レベルにて、気候変動による損失と被害(ロスアンドダメージ:L&D)に関する重要性が高まったことを受け、本調査を通じて、各ステークホルダーにおける諸課題や認識を整理することとなった。このため、本調査ではL...