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August, 2017
news
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...
August, 2017
events
August 25, 2017
Mercy Corps Indonesia through the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), is excited to invite you to our event Resilience Talk in Jakarta.
  
Our theme for this "Resilience Talk" is ‘Unacknowledged Values of Urban Ecosystems: An Analysis for...
August, 2017
events
August 10, 2017
Topic: The Resilience Dividend Valuation Model - Introducing a New Framework for PractitionersThis live webinar coincides with the release of the Resilience Dividend Valuation Model, a new framework to help project managers, government officials, planners and other practitioners quantify...
August, 2017
events
August 16, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Designing Resilience in Asia International Symposium “Cities sinking in drought.”Since 2015, the Designing Resilience in Asia (DRIA) has organised an annual International Symposium in Singapore.The event is a unique platform that gathers the best and most knowledgeable international...
August, 2017
events
September 18, 2017 - September 19, 2017
A Regional Conference on “Peri-Urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience” is being organized by Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG), Gorakhpur and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia in collaboration with ACCCRN.NET, UNICEF India and School of...
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
news
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
events
September 27, 2017 - September 28, 2017
The Flood Expo is the world’s largest exhibition and conference designed to help the most progressive flood professionals and property owners discover the latest innovative products, services and strategies that transform the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed.The exhibition...
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...