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  • Nepal Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review — Welcome to Navsarjan
    international support The objective of the study has been to develop an appropriate methodology and then conduct an exploratory Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review CPEIR at both the national and local level This CPEIR reviews the financial management systems as well as the institutional arrangements and policy directives for allocating and spending climate change related finance The study entails An assessment of current policy priorities and strategies as these

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/nepal-climate-public-expenditure-and-institutional-review/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Energy-smart food at FAO: an overview — Welcome to Navsarjan
    Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations FAO stresses that agriculture s dependence on fossil fuels is undermining efforts to build a more sustainable world economy It notes that world food production consumes 30 per cent of all available energy most of which occurs after the food leaves the farm The paper calls for increasing the efficiency of direct and indirect energy use in agrifood systems using more renewable

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/energy-smart-food-at-fao-an-overview/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Gender Equality in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Vietnam — Welcome to Navsarjan
    that women in Vietnam are active actors in CCA DRR and their concerns and contributions in a variety of spheres should be reflected in related policies and actions Currently there is a lack of awareness regarding gender equality aspects of CCA and DRR in Vietnam It is asserted that actions are needed to increase awareness and this should be expressed through tangible political commitments and financing The brief goes onto

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/gender-equality-in-climate-change-adaptation-and-disaster-risk-reduction-in-vietnam/ (2016-04-30)
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  • The Social Dimensions of Adaptation to Climate Change in Vietnam — Welcome to Navsarjan
    World Bank Group focuses on the social implications of climate change adaptation in Vietnam The country is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of a changing climate owing to its substantial coastline relatively underdeveloped rural regions and its high dependence on agriculture The report s key outputs include the identification of key socio economic and biophysical areas of vulnerability an assessment of Vietnam s institutional and policy framework for adaptation a

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/the-social-dimensions-of-adaptation-to-climate-change-in-vietnam/ (2016-04-30)
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  • A Workbook on Planning for Urban Resilience in the Face of Disasters: Adapting Experiences from Vietnam’s Cities to Other Cities — Welcome to Navsarjan
    s Cities to Other Cities This comprehensive work book provides tips on urban adaptation drawn from efforts to boost climate resilience in cities in Vietnam It has been produced by the World Bank Group and is intended to assist policymakers in developing countries plan for anticipated impacts of climate change The work book is designed to provide a user friendly step by step approach to national provincial and local planning

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/a-workbook-on-planning-for-urban-resilience-in-the-face-of-disasters-adapting-experiences-from-vietnam2019s-cities-to-other-cities/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Forests and Climate Change Adaptation in Asia — Welcome to Navsarjan
    changes to precipitation and temperature in Asia under a low and a high emissions scenario between 2010 and 2039 are outlined Following on from this the key elements of Forest Based Adaptation FBA are discussed and the current status of FBA in Asia is highlighted Finally recommendations aimed at moving forest based adaptation forward are made The following suggestions are made FBA should be integrated into wider sustainable forest management

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/forests-and-climate-change-adaptation-in-asia/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Informing Decisions on Ecosystem-Based Approaches for the Adaptation of People in Asia and the Pacific Region — Welcome to Navsarjan
    region EBA refers to approaches that recognize the potential of ecosystem services to reduce the impact of climate change on people This study was undertaken to inform the design of a decision support tool for development adaptation and disaster risk reduction stakeholders It examines climate change impacts and adaptation options in the region Research found that key stakeholder groups are generally aware of ecosystem based adaptation and practical information on

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/informing-decisions-on-ecosystem-based-approaches-for-the-adaptation-of-people-in-asia-and-the-pacific-region/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Gender influences in child survival, health and nutrition: a narrative review — Welcome to Navsarjan
    of international health and nutrition that gender inequities and dynamics are a major social determinant of health and nutrition outcomes However reviews of evidence to date have tended to concentrate on comparisons of health and nutrition outcomes healthcare utilisation or coverage of services programmes between boys and girls or women and men This review of the literature and accompanying guidance document respond to a range of questions exploring more broadly the ways in which gender influences household dynamics in relation to aspects of young child health and nutrition Questions considered are How do women s status agency and access to resources affect the health and nutrition of young children How do gender divisions of labour affect the health and nutrition of young children How do men s roles and masculinities affect the health and nutrition of young children Which methodologies and data sources have been used to assess the impact of gender on the health and nutrition of young children and what are their strengths and weaknesses Which approaches to addressing the impact of gender inequalities roles and relations on young child survival have been assessed and with what results The literature review and guidance document highlight the importance of

    Original URL path: http://navsarjan.org/ids-document/gender-influences-in-child-survival-health-and-nutrition-a-narrative-review/ (2016-04-30)
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