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Background presentation on the assessment of the Potential application of Japanese low carbon technologies in Bangladesh

Workshop on low carbon technology assessment (TA) in Bangladesh

Background presentation on potential of transfer and application of low carbon technologies from Japan to India: Assessment and Matchmaking

Workshop on promoting the transfer of energy efficient industrial technologies from Japan to India
Working Paper
KHAN Tareq Ferdous

This study attempted to assess household level loss and damage resulting from three cyclones –Sidr, Aila and Mahasen – in Khulna, Patuakhali and Satkhira districts for a sample of households, the coping strategies they adopted, the determinants of these coping strategies, and the role of microfinance in coping and adapting in the aftermath of...

Working Paper
KHAN Md. Tareq Ferdous

This paper examined the role of access to microfinance as an ex-ante measure of income
smoothing on the coping strategies of poor households in north-western Bangladesh during the
phenomenon of seasonal food insecurity known as monga. The analysis suggests that the
nature and intensity of coping strategies adopted by households depends on their

Peer-reviewed Article
In Exposure and Health
Chander Kumar

Intense agricultural and mining/industrial activities make groundwater quality vulnerable to contaminants. This study conducted in one of the mining areas of Panna district evaluated the factors influencing the groundwater hydrogeochemistry using water quality parameters and multi-isotopic approach considering the fact that groundwater is the only...

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...

Commissioned Report

Based on the study conducted in 8 countries in Asia, this report identifies challenges and barriers in conducting, implementing the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) and Technology Action Plan (TAP).

This Technology Needs Assessment Analysis (TNA) Study was commissioned by the United
Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia Pacific...

ISIE 2015, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK; July 7th to 10th

In this study, a methodologies and a case analysis of sustainability of WEEE recycling systems (e.g. Washing machines, Refrigerators, Air conditioners and Televisions) was developed based on the case of Japan’s home appliances recycling system. In addition, to enable comparative analysis, we have conducted field surveys in Taiwan and India and...

Training or Learning Material

IGES Forest Governance e-learning videos series comprises two videos:
1) Nepal’s Community Forests: A story of good governance
2) A Quality Standard for Forest Governance:Demonstrating a practical and participatory approach to develop a Quality-of-Governance Standard

The series examines the importance of good governance for sustainable forest...