70 resource(s) found
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is situated in the centre of the Mekong Delta, with a population of approximately 1 million people. An Binh ward, a densely-populated middle to lower income residential area in the central Can Tho district of Ninh Kieu, has 10 local canals with a total length of approximately 10 km. About...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is a growing city of about one million people, approximately half of whom live in the city’s peripheral rural districts. Rapid land conversion and population increase in peri-urban areas just outside the highdensity urban core means that new residents are moving into areas that...
May, 2016
Author: ISET- International, CCCO Binh Dinh
Quy Nhon is a city of about 300,000 people on the coast of Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam. City boundaries are expanding and urban development is increasing in peripheral areas outside the urban core. Like most areas on the central coast of Vietnam, Quy Nhon city is prone to flsh flods...
February, 2016
Author: COHED Center
Vietnam is a country being affected by increasingly severe climate change. This is particularly evident in the increase in average temperature and heat waves, which have increased both in intensity and maximum temperature.In assessing the need for action to reduce the thermal impact on workers...
August, 2015
Author: Meenu Tewari, Zeba Aziz, Mitchell Cook, Amrita Goldar, Indro Ray, Saon Ray, Sahana Roychowdhury, Vidhya Unnikrishnan
This paper reviews the current state of the literature on Indian urbanization to analyze existing urban development trajectories at the state level in order to understand the challenges Indian cities face as well as the opportunities available to them to adopt transformative urban processes that...
August, 2015
Author: Sam Bernard
This paper reviews the approaches taken by multilateral climate funds in the period 2010-2014 to support low-emission and climate-resilient development in developing country cities. It identifies US$842 million in approved climate finance for explicitly urban projects, which equates to just over...
June, 2015
Author: Divya Sharma
This report predicts the possibility of Gorakphur city becoming a pioneer in terms of building a robust plan to climate proof its systems.
February, 2015
Author: Rockefeller Foundation
Insights from the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network: Ten Cities, Four Countries, Five Years: Lessons on the Process of Building Urban Climate Change ResilienceThe Rockefeller Foundation initiated a nine-year Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in ten initial...
February, 2015
Author: Rockefeller Foundation
Insights from ACCCRN - Urban Climate Change Resilience in Action: Lesson from Projects in 10 ACCCRN CitiesThe Rockefeller Foundation initiated a nine-year Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in ten initial cities and four countries1 in 2008. ACCCRN seeks to strengthen the...
January, 2015
Author: Tumiar Katarina Manik, Syarifah Syaukat
The impacts of global change can be felt by local communities during both short-term events such as intense storms and long-term changes such as rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns. Natural disasters related to hydrometeorology are likely to increase in severity, while in coastal...