13 Mar 2012

The Asia-Pacific region needs to spend about $40 billion a year to climate proof" its economies against the impact of global warming, Asian Development Bank vice president Bindu Lohani said Monday. Countries need to undergo "transformational change" to build resilience to climate change disasters, Lohani told the Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum in Bangkok. Read more:"

05 Mar 2012

The small-scale farmers in Bolivia’s arid regions are very vulnerable to climate change. To meet the farmers’ needs and teach them new agricultural methods, the local authorities need to develop their capacity. This will be done through the threeyear project PROAGRO 2. Read more:

05 Mar 2012

To meet the threat of climate change, Bangladesh launched a national strategy and action plan 2009. A multi donor climate change fund will help the government to implement the ten-year plan and Sweden will be contributing SEK 90 million. Read more:

28 Feb 2012

Tom Tanner makes the case for pro-poor adaptation to climate change. By making adaptation sensitive to the needs of the groups most affected by climate change responses could double as a pathway out of poverty. "


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