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Handbook for Loss and Damage Assessment

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.

By | 2020-02-07T00:50:52+05:30 February 7th, 2020|Knowledge Hub, Reports|

District Climate Resilience Plan – Jhansi District

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 countries in [...]

By | 2019-07-17T13:48:45+05:30 July 7th, 2019|Knowledge Hub, Reports|

District Climate Resilience Plan – Chitrakoot District

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. Planning for [...]

By | 2019-07-17T13:48:53+05:30 July 7th, 2019|Knowledge Hub, Reports|

Manifesto Analysis on Environment Commitments in Nepal

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 generation from [...]

By | 2019-07-17T13:55:49+05:30 June 6th, 2019|Knowledge Hub, Member Publications|

Transferring Climate Induced Disaster Risks: policy, practices and readiness of Bangladesh

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 is also [...]

By | 2019-07-17T13:55:49+05:30 March 31st, 2019|Knowledge Hub, Member Publications|

SLYCAN Trust: Research Paper on NDC on Renewable Energy in Sri Lanka

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 regional level [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:01:36+05:30 December 3rd, 2018|Knowledge Hub, Member Publications|

IPCC: Summary for Policymakers Special Report 1.5

This report responds to the invitation for IPCC ‘... to provide a Special Report in 2018 on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways’ contained in the Decision of the 21st Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to adopt [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:01:36+05:30 December 3rd, 2018|International Releases, Knowledge Hub|

UNEP: Emissions Gap Report 2018

This is the 9th edition of the UN Environment Emissions Gap Report. It assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This difference between “where [...]

By | 2018-12-03T16:01:36+05:30 December 3rd, 2018|International Releases, Knowledge Hub|

White Paper: Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development Solutions in South Asia

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 livelihood improvements, [...]

By | 2018-10-30T17:19:27+05:30 October 30th, 2018|Reports|