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Discussion Paper
Ecosystem-based (EB) approaches have been strongly promoted in various international environmental and development processes. As a result, they are gaining increasing attention among development practitioners, policymakers and researchers. A review of G20 national adaptation plans and related strategies revealed that member countries have...
Discussion Paper
Global support for promoting adaptation, both in terms of technical and financial assistance is growing, though only a few countries have reached the stage of submitting their NAPs. Developing effective NAPs is a complicated process requiring a great deal of financial and technical resources, much akin to the implementation of environmental...
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STS Forum 2018
Enhanced trade and investments have been one of the significant developments of regional integration in Asia during the recent decades. Countries that are successful in attracting global investments are also highly vulnerable to natural hazards and related losses. This has opened up doors to an important, inescapable and hidden phenomenon of...
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The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) Exchange Series on Climate Change Adaptation is the email- based discussion operated by Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) with the support from the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MoEJ). The Exchange seeks to capture, consolidate and share experience-based knowledge as well as...
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Author:
Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI)
ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat
Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN)
The workshop on Climate Change Impact Assessments and Adaptation Planning in the Asia-Pacific Region: Advancing Practices in Climate Change Adaptation at the National, Local, and Sectoral Levels was held in Manila, Philippines from January 31 to February 1, 2018 as part of the initiative of the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Japan...
Discussion Paper
Climate-fragility risks are on the rise globally and developmental paths taken by countries can shape these risks. To understand the link between development and climate-fragility risks in Asia, this brief presents the findings of a survey conducted with development practitioners and experts from a range of developing and developed countries. To...
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This paper provides some initial reflections on climate-fragility risks for Japan. To complement this analysis, the paper also presents findings from a perception survey on climate-fragility risk conducted among Japanese professionals and practitioners outlining observations regarding the level of awareness around climate-fragility risks and the...
Discussion Paper
Author:
MIKIO
ISHIWATARI
Human security will be progressively threatened by climate change, consequently development cooperation agencies such as JICA need to adopt approaches to strengthen resilience to climate-fragility risks. Currently, JICA’s approaches to climate change adaptation and peacebuilding are not connected enough. There is a need for integrating assessments...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Mutsuyoshi Nishimura
Japan needs to consider climate risks beyond its borders. Climate change impacts globally and in the Asia-Pacific region will affect Japan’s food security, the increasing competition around resources such as fisheries, and the stability of states. Foreign policy will have to rise to these challenges and take an active role in addressing them. A new...