Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation into Ecosystem Management of Coastal and Marine Areas in South Asia

Published By: United Nations Development Programme | Published Date: March, 01 , 2012

The Toolkit o#ers a step-by-step guide for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation into the coastal and marine ecosystem management that will be quite useful for the "eld practitioners of coastal areas in the sub-region. The toolkit is accompanied with the publication on current status, providing the context of coastal and marine ecosystem management in South Asia. Both these publications build on UNDP’s new Biodiversity and Ecosystems Global Framework, titled The Future We Want: Biodiversity and Ecosystems – Driving Sustainable Development that calls for a shift in focus towards the positive opportunities provided by biodiversity and natural ecosystems, in terms of harnessing their potential for sustainable development. These publications are outcomes of a South Asian Regional Consultation of Experts held in New Delhi in March 2012 organized jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India, and the United Nations O!ce for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Asia and the Paci"c Secretariat.

Author(s): Sriyanie Miththapala, Vishwas Sawarkar, Pramod Krishnan, Madhavi Ariyabandu | Posted on: Feb 14, 2016 | Views()

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