NEW DELHI: Flagging poor returns to farmers due to low minimum support price (MSP) and inadequate market interventions, farm activists on Tuesday demanded setting up a permanent statutory commissio

South Africa’s government has no immediate plans to allocate funds for drought alleviation in the water deprived Western Cape Province, Water & Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane told report

Penny Mordaunt, the secretary of state for international development, said Kenya had ‘taken responsibility’ by investing in its own people.

The main objective of this study is to propose recommendations for addressing flood risks in Greater Dhaka. This is based on an analysis of flood risks facing the city, historical analysis of decision-making about flood risk management, and institutional and political economy analysis.

There is a growing consensus that insurance, risk transfer, and sharing mechanisms have an important and growing role to play, particularly in offsetting the economic impacts associated with extreme events.

Maputo — The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved a contingency plan for dealing with possible natural disasters during the 2017-2018 rainy season, budgeted at a billion meticais (about 17 mil

At least 5, 201 households have been affected by disasters in 19 districts across the country since the onset of rains in October this year (2017).

Defying Climate Change, a report by Climate Action Network South Asia & UNICEF India introduces innovative and successful community based adaptation projects being led by NGO’s in India that are helping build climate resilience of the most vulnerable, especially children and women.

This World Bank knowledge note describes a benchmarking method developed to track the progress of Pacific Island Countries toward sustainable flood risk management.

This guidance provides support to practitioners and policymakers on the role of peri-urban ecosystems in adaptation and the resilience of urban systems against climatic and water related disasters. The guidance focuses on the Asia-Pacific region in particular, but also contains helpful information for other developing country contexts.

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