By 2050, South Asia will need around US$ 500 billion to finance climate change adaptation, and public finances will form a crucial part of that picture. To ensure this, a new framework that helps governments mainstream spending on climate adaptation into domestic budgets, has been successfully implemented in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Thailand.
Cities are challenging spaces to govern and common ground between different interest groups is often elusive, which is why resilience has proven less easy to pin down. This month, we are trying to figure out how collaboration among regional actors in building resilience would benefit a city.
Meet our champion this month! Rokeya Khatun has extensive experience in gender, capacity building and climate change with specific expertise in results-based management, training of trainers, and integration of population management in development planning in Bangladesh.
According to DMR Statistics, Minecraft has over than 100 million registered users, with more than 50% of these being active users each month. Have you ever tried to use this game to re-design a public space?
Sarah Allen completed her MA in Global Governance at the University of Waterloo and is currently working towards her PhD in Geography at York University. She shares with ACCCRN her views on good environmental governance in Vietnam, while examining the relationship between urbanization and urban water security in the cities of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.