16 resource(s) found
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...
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: Fiona Marshall, Pritpal Randhawa
In India, peri-urban areas are too often neglected. Many people live in poverty and face increasing marginalisation and food insecurity. Yet peri-urban agriculture could be a major contributor to poverty alleviation and food security.This working paper examines rural-urban transformations in...
September, 2016
Author: TERI
TERI undertook a research program for drawing up road maps for an urban resilience policy for two states in India—Goa and Uttarakhand. The program was initiated in 2014, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, with an intention to build a positive interest and dialogue on the subject...
September, 2016
This paper attempts to identify ways of making the town of Noapara, a coastal urban centre in the Jessore district in Bangladesh, resilient to the impacts of climate change, with specific focus on the water and sanitation sectors. Climatic events can trigger migration from hazard-prone areas to...
August, 2016
Author: Tran Tuan Anh, Tran Van Giai Phong, Nguyen Thi Kim Ha, Dinh Quang Cuong
Although the legal framework for gender equality exists in Vietnam, gender mainstreaming in climate change planning and action have not yet been fully realised and addressed by local actors. In Da Nang, a gendered view to climate resilience building was also a new approach for the city and local...
August, 2016
Author: Nila Ardhyarini H. Pratiwi, Yovi Dzulhijjah Rahmawati, Ivo Setiono
Climate change is not only affecting geophysical systems through events such as floods, droughts, and sea level rise, but also human systems, including livelihoods, health, economies, and cultures. In Indonesia, climate change greatly affects many aspects of the economy, society, and environment....
July, 2016
Author: Anup Karanth, Megha Burvey, Pritee Sharma, Amit Dubey
As Indian cities grow, urban planners must ensure that basic infrastructure and public services are provided on a sustainable and equitable basis. Access to amenities such as water, electricity, food, drainage, sewerage systems, solid waste disposal, healthcare and transportation are key to the...
July, 2016
Author: Rizqa Hidayani, Sarah Dougherty, John Taylor, Dati Fatimah
Indonesian cities are increasingly invested in efforts to build urban resilience, and finding means of resisting, absorbing and recovering from climate change hazards. Despite growing evidence that women, especially in poorer populations, suffer disproportionately from climate change hazards,...
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...