22 resource(s) found
May, 2018
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Mercy Corps’ Building Resilience through the Integration of Gender and Empowerment (BRIGE) program, in collaboration with the AgriFin Mobile program in eastern Indonesia, worked to increase the capacity of vulnerable women through pairing them with better-off women already accessing...
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
Author: James J. Patterson
This report presents a summary of findings from a global survey of institutional innovation in 96 cities across the globe. It covers broad patterns in the types of institutional innovation occurring in cities, possible explanatory factors for these changes, and potential outcomes/effects. This is...
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...
January, 2018
Author: Sarah Reed, Ana Carolina Ogando, Poonsap Suanmuang Tulaphan, Chidchanok Samantrakul, Pannee Towakulpanich
"Informal Workers in Bangkok: A Scan of Four Occupational Sectors" explores key issues facing street vendors, motorcycle taxi drivers, home-based workers (both sub-contracted and self-employed), and domestic workers in Thailand's capital city.  Findings are based on 11 focus...
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...
October, 2017
Author: Craig Bond, Aaron Strong
This report describes how The RAND Corporation and the Rockefeller Foundation developed the model and offers a set of case studies to demonstrate how it can be applied across diverse settings. The RDVM is designed to provide a systematic, "structural" framework for assessing...
June, 2017
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Globally, the frequency of natural disasters has steadily increased in recent decades, particularly the devastating storms and floods that many associate with climate change. Asia and the Pacific have borne the brunt of this alarming trend: natural disasters are now four times more likely to...
April, 2017
Author: Fiona Marshall, Jonathan Dolley, Pritpal Randhawa, Ramila Bisht, Ritu Priya, Linda Waldman, Jörn Scharlemann, Chaya Shamma, Chaya Devi, Rajashree Saharia, Abhinav Kapoor, Bhushra Rizvi, Ima Chopra, Aviram Sharma, Meghana Arora, Yasir Hamid, Kumud Teresa, Jyotishmita Sarma, Sumegha Sharma, Pradeep Tandon, Rahul Rathore, Milap Punia, Pranav Desai, Rajnish Kumar, Priyanie Amerasinghe, Salman Siddiqi, Ambika Khadka, Kanika Mehra, Anuradha Adhikari, Chandima Subasinghe
This policy briefing draws on insights from the Risks and Responses to Urban Futures project.This briefing draws on recent research to show how people benefit from ecoystems in and around cities, and how these benefits can be integrated into urban planning and policy.There is a growing...
April, 2017
Author: University of Hawaii
In 2016 the University of Hawaii (UH) partnered with Diponegoro University (UNDIP) in a joint studio/practicum project to work on an urban resilience project in collaboration with the Resilience Office of the City of Semarang, Indonesia. The Resilience Office had two core objectives for the...