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Peer-reviewed Article
In Progress in Disaster Science
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Abhijit
Mukherjee
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Duc
Cong Hiep Nguyen
Hong Quan
Nguyen
Rajib
Shaw
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

Rapid global changes (population growth, urbanization and frequent extreme weather conditions) have cumulatively affected local water bodies and resulted in unfavorable hydrological, ecological, and environmental changes in the major river systems. Particularly, communities in isolated riverine islands are heavily affected due to their poor...

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...

Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate and Development
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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
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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...

Presentation
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...

Peer-reviewed Article

Integrated Assessment of Climate-Induced Long-Term Water Availability in Ganges Basin and Impacts on Energy Security in South Asia

In In APN Science Bulletin, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research
Author:
Devesh Sharma
G.M. Tarekul Islam
Rabin Malla
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...

Commissioned Report

The Clean Development Mechanism and International Capital Flows: An Empirical Study on the Factors Contributing to Capital Mobility in CDM Projects