Lessons learnt from implementing training on Ecosystems Resilience in a Changing Climate for sectoral development in South and Southeast Asia

Climate change has a considerable impact on weather patterns worldwide. Therefore, planning and decision-making processes based on information on farmers' traditional and indigenous knowledge may no longer be accurate and useful. Respective national and local authorities have not been giving due attention to address this issue, and farmers and their dependents have been facing difficulties...

Jayasinghe, S., Basnayake, S., & Gupta, N. (2020). Lessons learnt from implementing training on Ecosystems Resilience in a Changing Climate for sectoral development in South and Southeast Asia. APN Science Bulletin, 10(1). doi:10.30852/sb.2020.1272

Policy gaps and needs analysis for the implementation of NDCs on adaptation and loss and damage in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

The Paris Agreement requires Parties to prepare, communicate, and maintain successive Nationally Determined Contributions. Bangladesh , Nepal and Sri Lanka have submitted their NDCs which include mitigation as well as sector actions linked to adaptation and loss and damage. However, the countries face different faps and needs for the implementation of these commitments such as...

Wijenayake, V., Mombauer, D., Singh, P., & Nadiruzzaman, M. (2020). Policy gaps and needs analysis for the implementation of NDCs on adaptation and loss and damage in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. APN Science Bulletin, 10(1). doi:10.30852/sb.2020.1283

Improving women’s access to climate information services and enhancing their capability to manage climate risks

Climate information services has been demonstrated as a potential tool in supporting farmers to manage climate risks. However, the existing gap or disconnect between institutions that develop climate information and farmers who are the primary users of climate information can be addressed by building their capacity in an integrated manner by covering all the associated...

Raj, R., M, D., Bose, S., Ramalingam, S., & Cas, B. (2020). Improving women’s access to climate information services and enhancing their capability to manage climate risks. APN Science Bulletin, 10(1). doi:10.30852/sb.2020.946

Ecosystem-based approach for planning research and capacity development for integrated coastal zone management in Southeast Asia

Coastal ecosystems contribute significantly to socio-economic development in the Southeast Asia Region. The emerging question is how to achieve sustainable development through innovative thinking, smart planning and better insights derived from an ecosystem-based approach (EbA). Based on experience gained while implementing the Sustainable Management and Governance of Coastal Ecosystems (ENGAGE) project funded by the Asia-Pacific...

Nagabhatla, N., Hung, N., Tuyen, L., Cam, V., Dhanraj, J., Thien, N., & Swierczek, F. (2019). Ecosystem-based approach for planning research and capacity development for integrated coastal zone management in Southeast Asia. APN Science Bulletin, 9(1). doi:10.30852/sb.2019.537

Barriers, needs and potential solutions to reducing vulnerability to global environment change for least developed countries in the Asia-Pacific Region

Least Developed Countries (LDCs) face a myriad of challenges, such as extreme poverty and immense pressure on natural resources that increase vulnerability to all forms of hazards. A synthesis on Global Environmental Change (GEC) and Sustainable Development in LDCs conducted in 12 Asia Pacific LDCs, built capacity and facilitated the integration of cross-scale information from...

Miyan, M.A., Kuruppu, N., Dube, O.P., Rahman, M.A., Dewan, T., Willie, R., & Miah, S. (2017). Barriers, needs and potential solutions to reducing vulnerability to global environment change for least developed countries in the Asia-Pacific Region. APN Science Bulletin, 7(1). doi:10.30852/sb.2017.108