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Governing Natural Resources for Climate Resilient Development

30th National Web Conference on “Soil and Water Management Technologies for Climate Resilience, Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability

Global warming is unequivocal. We have an urgent need to limit temperature rise below 2OC this century from pre-industrialized levels, and preferably below 1.5OC. This requires bringing down net GHG emissions to zero within the second half of the 21st century (Net Zero). The natural resources sector account for 24% of GHG (2010) emissions globally...

Suishinhi Advisory Committee Meeting

The climate impacts at one place are increasingly been felt at a distance as the world is integrated in several ways. The official development assistance (ODA) has been one of the major influencers of development decisions made by developing countries. Over the years, several development projects have been implemented that are supported by ODA and...

UNFCCC first regional informal meeting of Group of Friends on the MRV/Transparency framework for developing countries Asia-Pacific

This presentations introduces a Mutual Learning Program for Enhanced Transparency, which Institute for Global Environmental Strategies is implementing with support from the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. By making a pair of countries, this program aims to support countries and organizations in learning and practising reporting of climate...

ISAP 2021: The Decisive Decade: Towards Integrated Solutions to Climate, Biodiversity and Other Planetary Challenges

The flood vulnerability assessments conducted in Lao PDR and Myanmar inform us of at least eight messages to strengthen the flood risk reduction. These messagfs are 1. Stilted houses are the backbone of flood resilience, 2. Design of early warning should take into consideration the mobility of humans, assets and health facilities, 3. Flood...

The Challenging Issues of Environment/Climate Change Institution and Policy under SDGs Regime

Many countries have been making efforts to improve capacity for reporting on their climate actions and support internationally. To make a shift to the Paris Agreement's enhanced transparency framework, areas for further actions include as to how to ensure successful capacity building cases be spread even for countries with currently low capacity.

Livelihood and climate change resilience with reference to flood hazards

Flood risks are on the rise in many ASEAN countries and understanding and addressing underlying vulnerabilities and sensitivities assume importance for an effective risk reduction. Given the multi-faceted nature of flood vulnerabilities, a mixed-methods approach is necessary to consider both the qualitative and quantitative aspects of...