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Release date: Jan 11 2017
Local city officials at our Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Training Course in Ternate, Indonesia. Photo credit: Keith Bettinger, USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Planning is underway for one of USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific’s flagship capacity building programs, the Urban Climate Change...
Release date: Jan 11 2017
Tongan woman with a child sitting on a front porch of her house in Neiafu, Tonga. Photo credit: Donyanedomam via iStock USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific, as part of a team of experts, worked with the Government of Tonga to help them understand their strengths and weaknesses in an effort to improve the...
Release date: Jan 11 2017
Rocky shoreline of exposed coral at low tide in Majuro, Marshall Islands. Photo credit: Robert Ford via iStock The needs of the most vulnerable, particularly women, children, and the elderly, are being put first in a resilience-building project that helps deliver safe freshwater to communities...
Release date: Jul 29 2016
City officials at our Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Training Course in Singapore. Photo credit: Cities Development Initiative for Asia USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific, in collaboration with the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) and the Singapore Cooperation Programme, helped...
Release date: Jul 29 2016
Student Challenge second-place winners with Thai celebrity Tik at the USAID green-Y Summit in Bangkok. Photo credit: Richard Nyberg, USAID The USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia, together with AECOM and other partners, hosted the first green-Y summit, "Convening Green Minds: A Conversation...
Release date: Jul 29 2016
Indian NGOs assessing adaptation options in the livestock sector in India with support from USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific and NABARD. Photo credit: USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Participants of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific supported 12th Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) Exchange Series broadly agreed...
Release date: Apr 28 2016
Woman harvesting seaweed in the coastal shallows in Rote Ndao, Indonesia. Photo credit: Brianna Hunt Ficcadenti, via USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific is empowering women in coastal communities around the Arafura and Timor Seas. By helping national government agencies design clear...
Release date: Apr 28 2016
Country officials at the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Third Annual Forum in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo credit: USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific is rolling out a new training course in June 2016 to equip the region’s government officials with practical skills and knowledge to prepare...
Release date: Apr 27 2016
Students from the Bislig Elementary School on the island of Leyte in the Philippines. Photo credit: ADB, via Flickr. Participants of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific supported 11th Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) Exchange Series broadly agreed that incorporating gender activities at the project...
Release date: Jan 28 2016
Children on boats around the Paseo del Mar waterfront in Zamboanga City, Philippines. On an average day, city planner Ofelia Despalo has many things on her plate. Some of them include plans for watersheds and land-use, while others include fish, particularly sardine fish. As assistant coordinator...

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