44 resource(s) found
April, 2017
Author: Fiona Marshall, Pritpal Randhawa
In India, peri-urban areas are too often neglected. Many people live in poverty and face increasing marginalisation and food insecurity. Yet peri-urban agriculture could be a major contributor to poverty alleviation and food security.This working paper examines rural-urban transformations in...
April, 2017
Author: Fiona Marshall, Jonathan Dolley, Pritpal Randhawa, Ramila Bisht, Ritu Priya, Linda Waldman, Jörn Scharlemann, Chaya Shamma, Chaya Devi, Rajashree Saharia, Abhinav Kapoor, Bhushra Rizvi, Ima Chopra, Aviram Sharma, Meghana Arora, Yasir Hamid, Kumud Teresa, Jyotishmita Sarma, Sumegha Sharma, Pradeep Tandon, Rahul Rathore, Milap Punia, Pranav Desai, Rajnish Kumar, Priyanie Amerasinghe, Salman Siddiqi, Ambika Khadka, Kanika Mehra, Anuradha Adhikari, Chandima Subasinghe
This policy briefing draws on insights from the Risks and Responses to Urban Futures project.This briefing draws on recent research to show how people benefit from ecoystems in and around cities, and how these benefits can be integrated into urban planning and policy.There is a growing...
April, 2017
Ministry of Public Works and Housing Directorate General of Human Settlements explained their programs in tackling rapid population growth in cities for sustainability in presentation, presented in an open forum at @america hosted by APEKSI (Association of Municipalities in...
March, 2017
Author: Gianfi Suci
This is an executive summary produced by students of Urban and Regional Planning Department of Diponegoro University, as part of Planning Studio product in 2016.Resilience or endurance is the ability to withstand and recover back after experiencing threats and crisis. Resilience...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
This documentation summarizes the projects undertaken by the three ACCCRN core cities in India: Surat, Indore and Gorakhpur. In Surat, formation of Climate Change Trust, setting up of End to End warning system and formation of Urban health and Climate Resilience Centre (UHCRC) are some of the...
November, 2016
Author: Dr. Anand Krishnan, Dr. Anil Gupta, Dr. Anuradha Shukla, Ms. Meena Sehgal, Dr. Rais Akhtar, Dr. Sangeet Srivastava, Dr. Shyamala Mani
Led by Taru Leading Edge , Dehli, the process of mapping the pathway has been inclusive and participatory. The report draws on both available best expertise as well as recent rapidly evolving experience and learning of managing heatwaves in Indian cities.
September, 2016
Author: ACCCRN
Key Insights distilled from discussions at the Learning Forum. These points will provide food for thought, and for action, for upcoming events and outreach efforts that the ACCCRN network will be carrying out over the coming months.
September, 2016
Author: The Rockefeller Foundation
Through 2016, ACCCRN’s vision - of more climate resilient cities across Asia - will have taken root in more than 60 cities. Outlined within are select signature achievements that signal the breadth and range of progress that is possible when cities envision their future guided by resilience...
September, 2016
This paper attempts to identify ways of making the town of Noapara, a coastal urban centre in the Jessore district in Bangladesh, resilient to the impacts of climate change, with specific focus on the water and sanitation sectors. Climatic events can trigger migration from hazard-prone areas to...
July, 2016
Author: Anup Karanth, Megha Burvey, Pritee Sharma, Amit Dubey
As Indian cities grow, urban planners must ensure that basic infrastructure and public services are provided on a sustainable and equitable basis. Access to amenities such as water, electricity, food, drainage, sewerage systems, solid waste disposal, healthcare and transportation are key to the...