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International Meeting on Building Capacity for Urban Climate Change Adaptation in Southeast Asia and Second Training of Trainers for Urban Climate Change Adaptation in Southeast Asia

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31 July – 4 August 2017, Bangkok — As cities step up their efforts in integrating climate change risk management and reduction in urban planning, pressing needs have been identified in enhancing trainers’ capacity and knowledge related to climate change adaptation strategies, especially in the … Read more…

Course Workbook on Agro-Ecosystem Resilience in a Changing Climate

May 2017 – A course workbook outlining the Training Course on Agro-Ecosystem Resilience in a Changing Climate, part of the project “Mainstreaming Weather and Climate Information Application for Agro-Ecosystem Resilience in a Changing Climate”, was released by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC). The course workbook is … Read more…

APN 22nd Joint Inter-Governmental Meeting and Scientific Planning Group Meeting held in New Delhi, India, 26-27 April 2017

27 April 2017, New Delhi, India — Hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, the APN 22nd Joint Inter-Governmental Meeting and Scientific Planning Group Meeting successfully concluded in New Delhi, India. The Inter-Governmental Meeting and Scientific Planning Group Meeting … Read more…

Community Resilience Toolkit Helps Optimise Climate Change Adaptation in Cambodia and Viet Nam

Rural communities throughout the Asia-Pacific are generally more exposed to climate-driven changes to their livelihoods than those in larger/urban communities. A team led by Dr. Chris Jacobson, Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, developed and piloted a community resilience tool to be … Read more…

Adapting Groundwater of Asian Cities to Climate Change: Bridging the Science and Policy Interface

13-14 December 2016, Bangkok, Thailand – A two-day workshop on “Adapting groundwater of Asian cities to climate change: bridging the science and policy interface” successfully concluded at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. The workshop focused on sharing the status of groundwater resources of four cities in … Read more…