Download Here The success of human societies depends intimately on the sustainable balance between the living components of natural and managed systems. This has raised the demand for the design of climate policy to promote sustainable consumption and production that will be influenced by how countries perceive climate induced uncertainties and policymakers prioritize national risk. […]
Download Here Bangladesh has a unique topography. Situated on the Bay of Bengal Bangladesh’s topography and geographical location make it particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events including floods, cyclones and sea level rise. Its vulnerability is caused not only by its biophysical factors , but also its socio-economic factors such as high dependence on agriculture, […]
English Version Nepali Version It is widely established that unemployment, political dissatisfaction among youth, lack of quality education and better payment in wages abroad are major factors that drive migration in Nepal, however, climate change is insufficiently recognized as one of the push factors driving migration in South Asia although there is evidence that it […]
Download Here India is a large country, spread across several climatological and ecological zones, making its population particularly vulnerable to the worst impacts of climate change. 67% of India’s population of 1.3 billion people live in rural areas and depend on climate-sensitive sectors such as agriculture, fisheries, and forestry for their livelihoods.
Download Here Climate change has deepened the severity and frequency of climate related hazards, pushing people to migrate at any cost, and subjecting them to the matter of humanitarian crisis. Migration has been a historic important feature of all communities across South Asia, but when migration is forced and migrants are asset less, they are […]
English Edition Sinhala Edition Tamil Edition Climate change in Sri Lanka may lead to higher temperatures, storm surges and increased rainfall variability. These in turn impact agriculture and food security, water resources and human health. Extreme weather events and sea level rise lead to coastal erosion and loss of land, threatening livelihoods and forcing migration. “Is Climate Change Fueling Migration in […]
Download Here The climate change predictions for Afghanistan reveal an increase in temperature that will dramatically impact the country’s agricultural production, water availability, and food security. Increased temperature, earlier snowmelt, and lower precipitation lead to large population movements, including out-migration and significant internal displacement. Climate-induced migration usually does not get the attention it deserves in […]
Download Here Pakistan is listed among the most vulnerable countries that are experiencing both slow and fast-onset climate change events. The effects of climate change are now well evident in Pakistan. Long spells of droughts and frequent floods have led to a decline in farm productivity, increased livestock mortality, and large-scale unemployment. Climate-induced displacement and […]
ActionAid, the Asia Disaster Risk Reduction Network (ADRRN) and Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) with the support of the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) have jointly produced the Handbook for Community-Led Assessment of Climate-Induced Loss and Damage.
Download Here The Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) recently published an outcome document titled Disaster Ready Community in the Sundarbans. Read the full report here.
Download Here As global emissions from burning carbon-intensive fuels, deforestation, industrial agriculture et al continue to exhaust the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions budget for 1.5ºC (the global temperature increase goal aspired to be achieved under Paris Agreement), there is an exponential increase in the vulnerability of India. Reports2 indicate that India is one of the most vulnerable […]
Download Here District level planning is currently carried out through coordination between District Planning Committee (DPC), Zila Panchayat accumulating Gram Panchayat Development Plans (GPDP) and Municipalities in urban areas. The DPC is mandated to develop a holistic plan for Panchayats and Municipalities including spatial planning, water and other physical/natural resources, integrated infrastructure, and environmental conservation. […]