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Working Paper
While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...
Working Paper
Although Japan and India have long considered the possibility of establishing the JCM as has been stipulated in joint statements between these two countries, an official bilateral document to start the JCM has not yet been signed. The JCM is one of the market-based mechanisms which involves Internationally Transferred Mitigation Outcomes (ITMOs)...
Submission to Policy Process
This submission highlights the key findings of the discussion at the Japan-India Climate Policy Research Workshop, held in July 2018 in India. The key messages include: 1.Enhancing multiple co-benefits aids further acceleration of the efforts in reducing the GHGs and other climate relevant emissions to achieve the long-term goal of the Paris...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate and Development
Indicator-based approaches have been used extensively for measuring adaptation. Adopting participatory approaches helps in contextualizing the global level and generic indicators to suit the local-level conditions for measuring adaptation effectiveness. This paper discusses the application of a methodology for identifying a set of adaptation...
PR, Newsletter or Other
Strengthening Food Resource and Information Channels for Sustainable Production and Consumption of Food
One of the most significant lifestyle changes with severe environmental and health consequences being witnessed in the developing Asia is in the form of changes in food consumption behaviour of the people. Recognizing the importance of arresting the negative trends early in the stage, the project aims to address the changing food consumption...
Data or Tool
Methodology and Guidelines for Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment of Natural Resource-based Communities for Climate Change Adaptation
Adaptation to climate change has emerged as an important developmental concern for India. Adaptation finances are on the rise continuously, both from global and national sources. Therefore it is essential that the agencies engaged in the planning and execution of adaptation projects and programs have a set of tools made available for successful...
Training and Feedback Workshop of NABARD Staff
This presentation was delivered to an internal orientation workshop with the NABARD staff on the vulnerability and capacity assessment methodology developed as a part of the NABARD-Adapt Asia collaboration overseen by AECOM and funded by USAID. The presentation provides an overview of current available methodologies on vulnerability and capacity...
Research Report
An inductive approach for the evidence of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction synergies of interventions: Challenges and opportunities
Here are some takeaway messages from our work on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) synergies of interventions. 1. There is an overwhelming agreement on and evidence for CCA and DRR synergies of DRR and CCA interventions respectively. CCA synergies were high when skill development and livelihood development activities...
UNFCCC Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action 2-4 Work stream 2 Technical Expert Meeting on Energy Efficiency
IGES made intervention at the UNFCCC Bonn Conference in March 2014. Technical Expert Meeting (TEM) took place as part of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action 2-4 Workstream 2. The intervention was on some lessons learnt from the project IGES KRC conducted in India promoting low carbon technology in Small and Medium...