87 resource(s) found
April, 2018
The Mekong Delta (MKD), in which Can Tho City is located, occupies a low-lying region in the center of South Hau River (Bassac River). The MKD is predicted to be one of the three most vulnerable deltas in the world caused by climate change. Seasonal flooding is a typical natural...
April, 2018
From 2010 to 2015, the CanTho’s PC has issued the first phase of the action plan to adapt to CC.The main objective is to study and realize in practice what CC in Can Tho city is; and, based on the result of this study, combined with the socio-economic status and the wishes of the local...
April, 2018
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Cities in the developing world are rapidly expanding, boosting countries’ economies, reducing ...
April, 2018
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South Asia’s urban population grew by 130 million people between 2001 and 2011, and it is forecast to rise by almost 250 million more in the next 15 years. The region has already started to see the economic growth and poverty-reduction benefits associated with...
February, 2018
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Internal migration is a defining megatrend of our time: it brings with it the potential for vast economic growth and sustainable development, but until governments have the information they need to engage in evidence-based policymaking, the positive transformational potential of internal...
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...
September, 2017
This presentation was delivered by Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajsekar at the webinar entitled “City under Rising Temperature” on 8 September 2017. He explores technology options to improve thermal comfort options for low rise high density urban development. Implementation of the projects...
September, 2017
Author: Jim Jarvie
A report to ESPA on behalf of the ACCCRN Network ...
September, 2017
Naeema Jihan Zinia, a PhD student at Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University of Australia, is doing her research on urban ecosystem services management in Dhaka by recommending economically feasible and socially acceptable green adaptation strategies. She presented her...
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...