332 resource(s) found
August, 2017
Author: Romeo B. Santos, Ph.D
This paper reports the findings of a Scoping Study that was aimed at understanding the interactions between urban peri-urban ecosystems and climate change risks in the context of Marikina City, Philippines. Marikina is perennially affected by calamities and highly vulnerable to threats of both...
August, 2017
Author: Alka Bharat
On wining the competition floated by ACCCRN, Indonesia, a research grant of $2,000 was awarded in February 2017. This grant has been used to conduct a scoping study on the interaction between urban, peri-urban and ecosystem services in India, on with the proposal title: “Is an unbuilt area...
July, 2017
Author: Will Bugler
Communications play a big role to make a change, including in raising awareness towards urban climate change and resilience. However, this topic is not as popular or interesting as other development issues such as economic, poverty, or President Trump.How to develop a basic understanding of UCCR...
July, 2017
Author: Climate Tracker
In terms of communicating climate change, the burgeoning media in South Asia can play an important role in providing a voice to the very communities that are ignored by decision makers. But whether it is actually reporting on climate change, and its accessibility to the general public, is...
July, 2017
Author: Pulse Lab Jakarta
The Urban Poor Consortium has kindly shared its approach to participatory urban vulnerability mapping in the form of a toolkit. It is a step-by-step guide to participatory data collection, data visualisation and decision making in urban communities. You can read the Urban Vulnerable Mapping in...
June, 2017
Author: Dr Russell Toth, Chris Hoy
This report from Mercy Corps presents key findings and recommendations based on a survey of 600 households in Indonesia on levels of actual and perceived vulnerability to natural disasters, and how this links to the demand for and use of financial products for coping and recovery. This...
June, 2017
Author: Huy NGUYEN
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Vietnam supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...
June, 2017
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Thailand supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...
June, 2017
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Nepal supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty ESPA/ACCCRN Nepal Country Report: Kamal Devkota and Kaustuv Raj NeupaneClimate...
June, 2017
Author: Eric Vaughn
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Myanmar supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...