ADB Article: El Niño, Poor Water Management, and Climate Change Bringing Droughts to Asia and the Pacific

Farmers in western Guizhou province in the People's Republic of China wake up early every morning to help dig wells 100 feet deep, hoping there will be enough water to maintain crops. Nearby lake levels are decreasing and there used to be water close to the surface, they say.

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Publish Date: 14th June 2016

Last Updated: 4th July 2016

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The Tenth Roundtable Discussion on Climate Change Adaptation in the Greater Mekong Subregion

2nd February 2016
Event

Partners at the 10th Roundtable reviewed their recently drafted guidelines for watershed/landscape-scale vulnerability and adaptation assessments. They also discussed how the guidelines could be effectively disseminated, including the potential of developing training modules.

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Climate Integrated Management of Transboundary Landscapes (2015–2016)

14th October 2014
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Transboundary biodiversity landscapes in the GMS are rich in natural capital, but are increasingly under threat from development and climate change pressures, leading to environmental degradation and more vulnerable local communities.

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