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Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network (APAN)
UNEP
IUCN

The Asia and the Pacific is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In 2020, the region faced a record number of climate-related disasters coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting tens of millions of vulnerable people. The need to address climate change threats and build resilience has never been more urgent than now.

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Technical Report

The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) is a global network to promote collective efforts for sustainability in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), and thereby to contribute to the realisation of “living in harmony with nature”. The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding programme...

Technical Report

Star Anise which is normally used for spice, is now focused as material for anti-flu medicine. Star Anise is currently produced only in China and Vietnam but there is potential to plant in mountainous area in South East Asia. This report provides star anise international market information as spice and technical information for planting and...

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Stockholm World Water Week 2018 Session on "Groundwater-based natural infrastructure solutions: The missing link to resilience?"

Kumamoto is a rare case of fully functional PES for over 13 years;

Willingness between buyers and sellers is one of the basic conditions for establishing PES. However, willingness are always not sufficient condition for groundwater recharge, which are difficult to quantify and verify;

Role of intermediary institutions such as local agriculture...

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THE 1st SYMPOSIUM ON TONLE SAP WATER ENVIRONMENT

The author explained about the roles of hydropower in ensuring the energy security in the Mekong region. Based on a critical review of the current trend of hydropower development, it argued that existing approach of uncoordinated Mekong mainstream hydropower development cannot ensure sustainable development; rather it causes negative impacts on...

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Opportunity cost analysis of land use changes in Karen indigenous community in Thailand
°Jintana Kawasaki1, Yasuo Takahashi1, Henry Scheyvens1 and Prasert Trakansphakon2

Karen indigenous people most living in and around the state forests in northern Thailand have long been practicing the traditional rotation farming (RF) for their subsistence food...

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Third Annual of Green Growth Knowledge Platform Conference

In 2009, Indonesia has committed itself to reduce GHGs emission by 41% by 2020 with international assistances. Over all sectors, about 80% of total GHG emissions in Indonesia come from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF). In line with this, Indonesia also started implementing "a green economy" in several major sectors such as forestry...

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International Conference on Building Resilience and Developing Sustainability 2015

As a first step in strengthening resilience of communities, it is critical to understand status of community resilience and have common understanding of status of community resilience among community members. The “toolkit for indicators of resilience in socio-ecological production landscape and seascape (SEPLS) ” is one of the tools to assess...

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Develop a Regional Strategy for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation: Lesson learned from the field

Project Workshop entitled "Sustainable Forest Rehabilitation and Management for the Conservation of Trans-boundary Ecological Security in Montane Mainland Southeast Asia-Pilot Demonstration Project of Lao PDR, Myanmar and China/Yunnan"
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2014 ISSAAS International Congress on Agricultural Changes in Southeast Asia: Past, Present and Future

Thai farmers plant eucalyptus trees on their unused farmlands with poor fertility soils to raise their incomes and in response to inducements from the Government. The conversion of unused farmlands to eucalyptus can contribute to climate change mitigation as the growing trees sequester carbon. To estimate the contribution of eucalyptus plantations...