Participatory technological Innovations for drinking water security in alluvial flood plains of North Bihar presentation by by Eklavya Prasad, Megh Pyne Abhiyan, Bihar at Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) book launch of Rising to the Call - Good Practices of Climate Change Adaptation in India at IHC, New Delhi.

Asian countries have a unique opportunity to transform themselves and leapfrog older technologies to lead the global knowledge-based economy of the future, says a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Asia has a youthful population and large middle-class market.

Originally seen as a useful policy approach to tackle the economic and financial crisis that began in 2008, the green economy is, today, seen as a strategic way of delivering a fairer society living in a better environment.

This mapping study, which examines the role of higher education in contributing to climate resilient development pathways, is the first of its kind in southern Africa, and in Africa more widely.

SHILLONG: The World Bank has announced the launch of the 2014 India Development Marketplace (call for proposals) under which organisations and self-help groups in Meghalaya, Assam and Mizoram can a

A set of Guidelines on ‘Integrating science into humanitarian and development planning and practice to enhance community resilience’ has been developed by Melanie Duncan at University College London in collaboration with a number of contributors.

CSE in collaboration with Guthi, Kathmandu, Nepal organised a training workshop from on “New Media & Information Management Systems for Strategic Communication in Development” from 12-13 December 2013, at Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Livelihood vulnerability assessment to climate variability and change - A presentation by Abhishek Nair at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

Determinants of livestock holders’adaptive capacity to climate change in Gandaki river basin, Nepal - A presentation by Chandra Kant Dhakal held at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

This paper considers how resilience thinking and, in particular, its emphasis on learning has been applied in 10 cities in Vietnam, India, Thailand and Indonesia. Applying a “shared learning” approach in the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped to create or strengthen networks, build appreciation for complexity and uncertainty among stakeholders, provide a space for deliberating concepts such as vulnerability and resilience, and build knowledge and capacities for stakeholders to engage and represent their own interests.

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