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‘Climate change adaptation’ posts

Asian women farmers demand climate funds from leaders at the Paris climate talks

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 Posted in Asia, Climate change adaptation, community rights, food security, Women's Rights | No Comments »

  Mayaboti Coach, a 46-year old farmer, lives in Rangtia village, which is located at the Northern border of Bangladesh. She is a member of an indigenous group referred to as the “Coach” community.

Taking Southeast Asia to the Paris climate talks

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 Posted in ASEAN, Climate change adaptation | No Comments »

Make way for our new campaign project under the Grow campaign, #TuktukToParis ! At the end of the year, world leaders will meet in Paris to make decisions about how to deal with climate change. One of these decisions is whether ...

Sustainable agriculture is Asean’s best bet against climate change

Monday, May 25th, 2015 Posted in ASEAN, Asia, Climate change adaptation, coastal management, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Inequality | No Comments »

A disappointing outcome in Sendai: why the fight for strong and accountable action to reduce disaster risk is now more important than ever

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 Posted in Climate change adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Humanitarian | No Comments »

Sendai, Japan _ Just days after the President of Vanuatu almost broke down as he spoke of the devastation that Tropical Cyclone Pam had inflicted upon his nation, the mood is bittersweet at the closing of the Third World Conference on ...

The Women Climate Fighters of Nepal

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Climate change adaptation, food security, Gender Equality, Inequality, Nepal, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Krishnaa Budha: Water that Changes the Village Residents of Tolepani village in Dailekh, Nepal, had virtually no water to drink. Women had to walk down to Lohorey river for 2 hours for a couple of pitchers of drinking water. Without water, ...

Women’s Role in Securing Food Production

Monday, December 1st, 2014 Posted in Cecilia Keizer, Climate change adaptation, food security, Gender Equality, Indonesia | No Comments »

By Cecilia Keizer It is amazing to see how women in Indonesia are showing the way in ensuring their families’ and communities’ food security amid the challenges brought by climate change. The distance they have had to overcome makes their achievements ...

Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

Friday, November 28th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized | No Comments »

  Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

18th SAARC Summit: A Missed Opportunity for South Asia?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Monisha Biswas We are aware that the Millennium Development Goals set a target to half down poverty and hunger by 2015 and we know the status of progress. But many of us are not aware about a much comprehensive framework ...