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August, 2017
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Kathmandu - Investment made by the government to help Nepali farmers adapt to climate change is having a positive impact on the income level of farmers, according to recent studies by the Ministry of Agriculture Development, National Disaster Risk Reduction Centre, Freedom Forum and UNDP.Two...
July, 2017
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ACCCRN relies on a broad range of contributors with expertise on diverse subjects. Each month, we have a certain theme related to the concept of urban climate change resilience or its practical application. You can share materials, including articles, blog posts, resources, videos, podcast, and...
July, 2017
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Changing rainfall patterns may be depleting India’s groundwater storage more than withdrawals for agricultural irrigation, says a new study published in January by Nature Geoscience.While India’s diminishing groundwater is widely attributed to over extraction, especially in the...
July, 2017
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More than 500,000 people living in coastal zones in Viet Nam are annually affected by typhoons. Many of them are very poor and live in unsafe houses. Families like that of 77-year-old  Mr. Pham Van Ton in Hai Loc commune of Thanh Hoa Province live in small unsafe houses they cannot afford to...
July, 2017
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As a centre of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho is expected to pioneer in the enhancement of urban resilience in Vietnam, heard a workshop held in the city on June 27.Can Tho became a member of the US Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Network (100RC) in May 2016 and it will receive...
July, 2017
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Rapid urbanization is making people more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a new UN report that highlights diverse initiatives worldwide that are bolstering the resilience of cities, towns and villages.More than half the world’s population today live in cities, and...
June, 2017
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ACCCRN relies on a broad range of contributors with expertise on diverse subjects. Each month, we have a certain theme related to the concept of urban climate change resilience or its practical application. You can share materials, including articles, blog posts, resources, videos, podcast, and...
June, 2017
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Urbanization and a changing climate are two of the most significant challenges facing societies in the coming years and decades. With over 50% of the world’s population now living in towns and cities, trends towards increasing urbanization are likely to continue into the future as people...
June, 2017
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Dhaka, 20th June 2017. Today in a seminar held at Cirdap auditorium title “Climate Change: Bangladesh and Bay of Bengal Regional Cooperation” civil society leaders, policy makers and experts urged to strengthen Bay of Bengal or BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi sectoral...
June, 2017
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The Finance Division of the Government of Bangaldesh has published a report on ‘Climate Protection and Development: Budget Report, 2017-18’ reflecting climate expenditures of six ministries. The report is supported by a project titled Inclusive Budgeting and Financing for Climate...