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Mysore City’s District Magistrate discusses the benefits of the proposed integrated storm water drainage
project with Mr. Sunandan Tiwari, the Deputy Director of ICLEI South Asia at the Stakeholder Workshop.
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.
The USAID-funded ADAPT Asia-Pacific project in partnership with the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) of the Royal Cambodia Government held a workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia to disseminate the results of the study on 11 pilot community ponds for climate proofing in Banteay Meanchey Province.
Sixty development professionals, representing 11 Asian countries and development partners in the region, are meeting in Bangkok today to discuss mainstreaming climate change risk resilience strategies into sectoral, sub-national and/or national planning. The meeting will be followed immediately by the 2nd regional training workshop for the Capacity Building Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) to be held during 1-4 October 2013.
Opportunities for new and innovative climate financing, including through the private sector and the blending of public and private funds, will be a topic of focus at the August 2013 ADAPT Asia-Pacific supported workshop in New Delhi, India.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the USAID Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation Facility for Asia and the Pacific (ADAPT Asia-Pacific) are working together to strengthen the capacities of professionals from Asia-Pacific Ministries of Finance, Planning, Agriculture, Water, and Environment, to integrate the economics of climate change adaptation into development planning and to identify bankable adaptation projects.
ADAPT Asia-Pacific is supporting UNDP to develop a new capacity building program on the ‘Economics of Climate Change Adaptation’.
This capacity building program for Asia government officials will produce a cadre of practitioners who can prepare high-quality economic analyses related to climate change adaptation projects and programs.