44 resource(s) found
January, 2018
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Resilience building has become a growing policy agenda, particularly for urban risk management. While much of the resilience agenda has been shaped by policies and discourses from the global North, its applicability for cities of the global South, particularly African cities, has not been...
December, 2017
This chapter presents a snapshot of the challenges and opportunities for adaptation finance as seen from the ground and is based on on-the-ground experiences and interviews with practitioners in the field. Author and ISET CEO Kenneth MacClune wrote the chapter based  experiences of climate...
December, 2017
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This report provides an overview of the main EU Research and Innovation (R&I) actions for and with cities, promoted both at the European and international level to foster sustainable urban development. In addition it presents a detailed overview of budget of Horizon 2020 and the past three...
December, 2017
Author: Phong Tran
This report is the synthesis of relevant studies in Da Nang conducted by the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) and the Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang (CCCO) in collaboration with relevant organizations and agencies in Da Nang. The research demonstrates that...
November, 2017
Author: Tänzler, Dennis; Cochu, Annica; Agster, Rainer et al.
This study includes a comprehensive assessment of the situation of urban climate finance in the three countries of South Africa, Chile and India with a specific focus on the partner cities of the “Cities Fit for Climate Change” (CFCC) project: eThekwini (Durban), Santiago de Chile and...
October, 2017
Author: Indrawan Prabaharyaka
This is an ethnographically inspired essay which is a preliminary rehearsal of how a kampung thinks. Kampung is a form of vernacular ecology that abounds in, but is not limited to, Southeast Asia, with which one can approach climate in a more lateral manner. The exercise is to rethink resilience...
June, 2017
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This document is part of The Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course, designed by USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific. The training aims to improve awareness and knowledge of climate change adaptation among mid- to senior-level urban managers and planners and, in turn, help...
June, 2017
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The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) is a multiyear, $59 million initiative funded by the Rockefeller Foundation to strengthen the capacity of more than 50 rapidly urbanizing cities in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, as they survive,...
May, 2017
Author: Diane Archer, Helen Scott, Steve Gawler, Will Monteith
Asian cities are on the frontline of climate change. A third of all low-elevation coastal zones in the world are located in Asia, where two-thirds of the world’s urban population reside. A number of Asian cities have been involved in climate change adaptation and resilience-building...
April, 2017
Author: Jo Santoso
This presentation is presented in ACCCRN Resilience Talk: Linking Cities and Ecosystem, Jakarta, 21 April 2017.  Jo Santoso talked about trans boundary perspective on the nexus of ecosystem management and urban planning, on the context of planning, implementation, and governance system. He...