225 resource(s) found
June, 2016
Author: Acclimatise, IIED, ICCCAD
A new paper by Acclimatise, IIED and ICCCAD with support from CDKN finds that the private sector in Bangladesh is beginning to recognize that climate change presents a number of significant opportunities. Although several challenges stand in the way of businesses scaling up their climate-related...
June, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai
Global temperature rise has already started shooting its local effects. India witnessed highest temperature records since 2010 and noticeable increase from 2014-2016.  In case of coastal cities like Surat, not only heat but humidity too plays a vital role. Well-being of citizens as well as...
June, 2016
Author: Acclimatise, IIED, ICCCAD
This policy brief by Acclimatise, IIED and ICCCAD and with CDKN’s support examines the role of the private sector in climate compatible development (CCD) in Bangladesh. It is estimated that if prompt action is not taken at a global scale, the costs of climate change to Bangladesh could...
June, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai
Surat is a coastal city with just comfortable temperature and humidity for mosquitoes to grow and spread disease, high migration rate, rampant construction activities and climate change trend are add on risk to mosquito born diseases in the city. Vulnerability of city to mosquito born diseases is...
June, 2016
Author: Dr. Julie Kim
This handbook is the culmination of the Financing Urban Infrastructure Initiative launched by the New Cities Foundation (NCF) in early 2015. The primary aim of the Initiative is to address critical infrastructure financing (and funding) issues and challenges facing cities today as they undergo...
May, 2016
Author: ACCCRN Learning Forum 2016
Day 1 - May 23, 2016ACCCRN Learning Event Keynotes by Jo Da Silva, ARUP.Day 2 - May 24, 2016What it takes to Build Resilience in a CitySteve Gawler, ICLEI Oceania: Lessons in Resilience Building (presentation)Supachai Tantikom, CRO Bangkok: Bangkok Resilience (presentation)Purnomo Dwi...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is situated in the centre of the Mekong Delta, with a population of approximately 1 million people. An Binh ward, a densely-populated middle to lower income residential area in the central Can Tho district of Ninh Kieu, has 10 local canals with a total length of approximately 10 km. About...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is a growing city of about one million people, approximately half of whom live in the city’s peripheral rural districts. Rapid land conversion and population increase in peri-urban areas just outside the highdensity urban core means that new residents are moving into areas that...
May, 2016
Author: ISET- International, CCCO Binh Dinh
Quy Nhon is a city of about 300,000 people on the coast of Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam. City boundaries are expanding and urban development is increasing in peripheral areas outside the urban core. Like most areas on the central coast of Vietnam, Quy Nhon city is prone to flsh flods...
May, 2016
Author: Yohan Rahmat Santosa, Robertus Maria KDS
Some areas in Kelurahan Marunda are one of the informal settlements in North Jakarta City where families have been residing for decades. Living in those areas means you are faced with challenges such as a lack of clean water, housing insecurity, and lack of income which is currently compounded by...