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Conference Proceeding
International Workshop on Natural Disasters and Climate Change in Asia
It has been widely regarded that policies that are adaptive in nature are better able to deal with dynamic and uncertain issues such as environmental degradation and climate change adaptation. However, verifying the veracity of this hypothesis is difficult in the field of climate change often due to absence of long experience of policy making for...
Conference Proceeding
4th International Conference on Climate Change
R. Kotru, ICIMOD
D. Mohan, TERI
N. Heider, BCAS
The study on adaptation effectiveness indicators has been carried out by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in collaboration with national partners such as BCAS, ICIMOD and TERI in the Gangetic basin with the Strategic Environment Research fund of the Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan (S8). The study follows the...

Strengthening Capacity for Policy Research on Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation

Adaptation Futures: 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation, Arizona, USA
This presentation summarizes the research findings from APN project on strengthening capacity for policy research on mainstreaming adaptation to climate change and provides lessons for the consideration of Rio+20.

Opinions and Science in Bottom Up Approaches: Some insights from survey research

Adaptation Futures: 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation, Arizona, USA
Deriving messages from several survey related research carried by the author, this presentation talks about the cautions to be taking while conducting community based rural appraisal techniques and how this bottom up information and messages are carried forward to policy applications.
Book Chapter
In Climate Change and Food Security in West Asia and North Africa
The West Asia and North African (WANA) countries are projected to undergo a range of climate change impacts that can put even greater pressure on the already over utilized water and land resources in the region calling for an urgent intervention for climate change risk reduction in these countries. Though WANA appears to be a rich region from the...
Asia Pacific Adaptation Network Forum 2012
Lessons from the 2011 East Japan Great Earthquake on the need to promote decentralization, optimization of resource use, better use of local knowledge, reconstruction of risk insurance and alternative risk transfers to supply financial support in timely manner.Remarks:Also organized and managed the panel 8, 'Disaster management and climate change...
FY2011 3rd IGES Global Environmental Seminar
One of the projects IGES has been working on as a post-disaster recovery proposal is “how to build resilient local communities”, and under this theme, Session 1 of the seminar presented the “Idea of Green Coastal Levies” (keynote speech), field projects on climate change adaptation in Asia, and activities of the Asia-Pacific Adaptation Network...

特別報告:アジア太平洋地域適応ネットワーク(APAN)の 活動と適応フォーラム2012の報告