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Strengthening the Philippines Institutional Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change

In the Philippines, improving maternal health has been identified as the most likely MDG not to be achieved by the target date as the decrease of maternal deaths has been decreasing too slowly to meet targets. Due to poor health, child health ... full view »


Climate Resilient Farming Communities in Agusan del Norte Through Innovative Risk Transfer Mechanisms. An Applicability Assessment Report on the Social Amelioration Program

This report was part of a project that aimed to develop and test financial safety nets for vulnerable populations, especially women, and to develop the capacities of vulnerable populations to participate and avail of the benefits under ... full view »


Weather index insurance under CCAP

This document discusses feasibility of implementing Weather Index Based Insurance (WIBI) pilot under Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP) in a select few sites in Agusan del Norte, a province of Caraga region on Mindanao islands of ... full view »


Training Toolkit for Weather Index Insurance

This document discusses the methodology of designing training modules for Weather Index Based Insurance (WIBI) product under the Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP) in a select few sites in Agusan del Norte, a province of Caraga region on ... full view »


Farm Operations Monitoring Manual. To Support Monitoring and Evaluation of Good Practice Options for Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture

This assessment was part of a larger project that aimed to address wastewater quality and soild irrigated with wastewater to provide support to Jordan’s national strategies and action plans for sustainable management of its natural ... full view »


Implementation Process for Community-Based Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture

Climate change adaptation can be considered as a socio-institutional learning process. As climate change impacts change over time, adaptation cannot be a one-off intervention, rather, it should be understood as a flexible and iterative ... full view »


Integrated Policy Paper for Pro-Poor Water Supply and Sanitation

The recognition of the human right to water supply and sanitation implies that the state accepts its responsibility to respect, protect and fulfill this right. For about 18 million Filipinos that do not have access to safe water and for the 10 ... full view »


Analysis of Supreme Court -Water Related Cases from 1901 to 2010 and Policy Recomendations

This analysis contributed to a 3-year Joint Programme (JP) entitled “Enhancing Access to and Provision of Water Services with the Active Participation of the Poor” in the Philippines. The JP aimed to enhance provision of and access ... full view »


Concepts and Challenges of Human Rights Based Local WatSan Governance

The lack of access to sufficient, acceptable, and affordable water and sanitation is deeply rooted in poverty, weak governance, power imbalance, and discrimination that directly impacts the lives of persons living in poverty and denies them a ... full view »


Incentive Mechanisms and Partnership Modalities for Water Supply Provision for the Poor

This study took stock of the existing policies, laws, issuances and rules and regulations that affect the level of investment at the local level, characterized by water service providers, from either public or private entities. It produced a ... full view »