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  1. SUMERNET partners contribute valuable insights and experiences on disaster risk management

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) together with its partners in the region held its Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Learning and Innovation Hub in Asia in Bangkok, 19–21 June 2013. The theme was “Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management into C ...

  2. SUMERNET outreach to local communities about climate change adaptation in Samut Sakon province proves beneficial

    During the current monsoon season and heavy rainfall, the SUMERNET research partners undertook field-level outreach activities on climate change and adaptation techniques in Samut Sakon province in Thailand. ...

  3. Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin: Adaptation options for enhancing capacity of people living in the most vulnerable flood-prone areas in Cambodia and Vietnam

    Millions of people living in the Lower Mekong Basin, especially people living in the flood-prone areas between Cambodia and Vietnam, are among the poorest and most vulnerable to flood because more serious flood and low resilience capacity in coping with f ...

  4. Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the deltas of the Mekong Region

    The potential impacts of climate change on low-lying delta areas in the Mekong Region are high. Floods, drought, storms and threats to water supplies represent a significant set of risk management challenges. ...

  5. Research on integrating community-based participatory carbon measurement and monitoring with satellite remote sensing and GIS in a measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) system for REDD+

    The goal of this project is to research, develop and test methods to integrate community-based participatory carbon measurement and monitoring of above-ground biotic carbon. The project will test the approach with local communities in project sites in Lao ...

  6. Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

    Together with the city and tourism authorities of Hue (Vietnam) and Chiang Mai (Thailand), researchers from the Asian Institute of Technology will deploy a carbon accounting tool developed by the French Agency for Environment and Energy Management to meas ...

  7. Climate change implications to food security and livelihood of small scale farmers

    The inevitability of climate change is a major policy concern due to its expected impact on food security and the livelihood of small-scale farmers who depend on agriculture. It is threatening food production systems, food availability and accessibility. ...

  8. Participatory social return on investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong basin climate change adaptation planning and costing project

    Development in the Mekong Region, especially to support rural livelihoods and assure national food security, will be threatened and perhaps even reversed if climate change adaptation is not appropriately addressed. The project works with communities in pr ...

  9. Application of livelihood vulnerability index to assess risks from flood vulnerability and climate variability- A case study in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

    This study applied the livelihood vulnerability index (LVI) that developed by Hahn et al. (2009) to estimate flood vulnerability in two villages, Phu Huu (An Phu district) and Ta Danh (Tri Ton district) of An Giang province. We surveyed 120 households in ...

  10. Addressing livelihood vulnerability for improved flood management policies in An Giang province, Vietnam

    An Giang province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam is one of the provinces in Vietnam that is most vulnerable to floods. Every year, the floods caused by the monsoonal rains affect thousands of households. Despite a number of efforts by both the local and c ...