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Release date: Oct 15 2014
Building capacity to prepare more robust project proposals is critical to channeling money and resources for climate change adaptation activities, said government officials from developing countries in Asia-Pacific. At a region-wide forum on improving climate finance, over 60 officials from 21...
Release date: Oct 15 2014
Government officials from 11 nations across Asia are mastering key economic concepts and tools to help them make optimal decisions to better manage climate risks and adapt to climate change. At the 3rdworkshop on the economics of climate change adaptation held last month in Siem Reap Cambodia,...
Release date: Oct 15 2014
“After [using the adaptation guidelines], I will be able to write a project proposal with the aim of tapping into climate change funds,” said Kirisimasi Seumanutafa, Project Officer for Strategic Planning at Samoa’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. As one of the country officials...
Release date: Aug 27 2014
A regional training focused on analyzing the economic impacts of climate change, and identifying cost-efficient and sustainable adaptation options, is taking place in September 2014, organized by the Capacity Building Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation. In Asia, climate change...
Release date: Aug 6 2014
The support for eligible countries in Asia and the Pacific to improve their access and management of climate change adaptation finance will receive an additional boost come September 2014 at a region-wide USAID forum in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Organized in partnership with the United Nations...
Release date: Aug 6 2014
Photo credit: David Girtten, RECOFTC / Bishnupur, Nepal Local women in the village of Bishnupur, Nepal will benefit from a new collaborative USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific activity that empowers them to take climate action into their own hands and protect their community’s vital forestry resources....
Release date: Aug 6 2014
Members of APAN’s growing community of practice broadly agreed that one of the main reasons developing countries are not getting enough money for their adaptation activities is due to low technical capacities – they added that building those country capacities is critical for adapting to climate...
Release date: Jun 6 2014
From May 29 to 31, USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific participated in Resilient Cities 2014: Fifth Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, Germany. At this year’s forum, more than 430 participants and over 30 partners helped make Resilient Cities a milestone event connecting local government...
Release date: Apr 28 2014
The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific project is supporting Samoan communities and public services to combat, and adapt to, climate change through an innovative five-week on-the-job training program that ran from March to April 2014. USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific trained officials from Samoa’s Ministry of...
Release date: Apr 28 2014
The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific project’s pilot community of practice activity is now growing into a vibrant network of climate change adaptation (CCA) practitioners, as discussions move from climate finance to other key CCA topics, reaching out to the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) community...

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