Documents of category Environment

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Confronting Climate Uncertainty in Water Resources Planning and Project Design : The Decision Tree Framework

The Decision Tree Framework described in this book provides resource-limited project planners and program managers with a cost-effective and effort-efficient, scientifically defensible, repeatable, and clear method for demonstrating the robustness of a project to climate change.

Published by: World Bank - Author: Ray, Patrick A.,
Published on: Aug 2015 - Uploaded on: Sep 2015
File size: 276 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): risk enumeration , climate risk management , precipitation runoff medeling system (PRMS)
Category: Environment

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How Strategic Environmental Assessment Can Influence Power Development Plans: Comparing Alternative Energy Scenarios for Power Planning in the Greater

This book is the third in a three-volume series of studies arising from the ADB project Ensuring Sustainability of the Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Power Development, and demonstrates how sustainability may be assessed in power planning, as well as how incorporating wider impacts might change decisions on the optimal power...

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2015 - Uploaded on: Aug 2015
File size: 1.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Energy , Environment , assesment process
Category: Environment

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Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific  

Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific

This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges.

Published by: Asian Development Bank Institute - Author: Davis, Ian,
Published on: Jan 2015 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 258 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): economic aspects , natural disasters , islands of the pacific
Category: Environment

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The Sekong River in Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Cambodia (An Information Sourcebook for Dialogue on River Flow Management)  

The Sekong River in Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Cambodia (An Information Sourcebook for Dialogue on River Flow Management)

This sourcebook has been produced as a contribution to the BRIDGE project.

Published by: IUCN - Author: Peter-John Meynell,
Published on: Dec 2014 - Uploaded on: Mar 2015
File size: 19 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): flow health modelling , Sekong river , ecological zones , protected areas
Category: Environment

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Climate-Smart Development : Adding Up the Benefits of Actions that Help Build Prosperity, End Poverty and Combat Climate Change

This report describes efforts by the ClimateWorks Foundation and the World Bank to quantify the multiple economic, social, and environmental benefits associated with policies and projects to reduce emissions in select sectors and regions.

Published by: World Bank - Author: Climate Works Foundation; World Bank Group,
Published on: Jun 2014 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 3.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Climate Change , public health , agricultural analysis , macroeconomic benefits
Category: Environment

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Climate Change and Rural Communities in the Greater Mekong Subregion: A Framework for Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation Options

This report presents the methodology and lessons learned from a climate change adaptation study conducted under the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Core Environment Program.The study yielded a framework and methodology for assessing climate vulnerability and adaptation options for rural communities in the GMS.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: May 2014 - Uploaded on: Jul 2014
File size: 2.6 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Climate Change , Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) , Environment
Category: Environment

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Operational Plan for Integrated Disaster Risk Management 2014-2020

The Operational Plan for Integrated Disaster Risk Management, 2014–2020 seeks to strengthen disaster resilience in the developing member countries of ADB.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Apr 2014 - Uploaded on: May 2014
File size: 220 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): climate resilience , stakeholder , disaster risk , sustainable socioeconomic development
Category: Environment

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The Don Sahong dam and the Mekong dolphin

The Mekong River is home to a Critically Endangered, declining population of 85 Irrawaddy dolphins.An isolated dolphin group on the border of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and Cambodia are the only dolphins left in Lao PDR.

Published by: WWF - Author: Gerard Edward Ryan,
Published on: Feb 2014 - Uploaded on: Mar 2014
File size: 1.8 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Dolphins of the Mekong , hydropower dams , seismic mapping
Category: Environment

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Dam Standards: A Rights-Based Approach

In many countries, the most applicable means of protection for people affected by dams are national and local laws.But too often, laws alone are not strong enough to protect the rights of affected communities.Increasingly, companies, banks, and governments commit to follow internationally-recognized standards.

Published by: International Rivers - Author: Michael Simon,
Published on: Jan 2014 - Uploaded on: Jul 2014
File size: 1.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): civil society , dams , communities , environmental standards
Category: Environment

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climate risks mekong delta  

Climate Risks in the Mekong Delta: Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces of Viet Nam

This report presents the outputs of the Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta.The study focuses on vulnerability assessment of two provinces in the Mekong Delta region: Ca Mau and Kien Giang.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2013 - Uploaded on: Feb 2014
File size: 6.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Climate Change , Environment , agriculture and natural resources
Category: Environment

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