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. […]
Download Here In the election manifestos, political parties had made commitments to develop and promote clean energy, properly manage natural resources and forest, conserve water resources, control pollution and manage solid waste. A joint manifesto of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) promised to generate 15,000 MW electricity […]
Download Here The report summarizes nearly three decades of UNFCCC negotiation on L&D, analyses insurance and other risk transfer mechanisms, provides an overview on the disaster risk financing and risk transfer practices of Bangladesh, and finally summarizes a study findings on the readiness of Bangladesh’s insurance sector in transferring climate/disaster induced risk losses. This report […]
Download Here Energy sector plays a key role in a country’s development. In a region like South Asia where development is key, the resources for energy is vital to be utilized in a sustainable manner, while the countries play a role in cooperation for technology and resource sharing. Many initiatives have been taken at the […]
Download Here This White Paper “Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development (EVD) Solutions in South Asia” analyses and presents climate-effects of EVD solutions, using existing cases from villages in South Asia. EVD combines village-level developmental planning with local sustainable solutions to give villagers climate-resilient supplies of energy, water, agricultural products, and other necessities and […]