River sedimentation of Batanghari River, geographically divides Jambi city, has resulted in urban flooding since almost the last 20 years. The river that functions as a source of water and a “water disposal site” from urban areas to downstream areas ...

“Do not complicate the simple.”  These are the words uttered by an island-nation delegate during a UN climate finance dialogue I attended at the Asian Development Bank headquarters in Manila. This dialogue was the third in a series of technical ...

Unique to the Himalayan region, Barahnaja is a traditional cultivation that involves the sowing of 12 grains in rainfed fields. They can adapt to droughts and their residues serve as cattle fodder, but with an increased capacity to reduce nitrogen ...

When crops of different varieties are continuously grown in the fields, food security and a nutritious diet are assured for the whole year, including for animals. Moreover, they nourish the soil. Read Part 1 of this story here Dehradun, Uttarakhand: While the ...

In Climate Tracker, we believe that young communicators play a vital part in conversations about climate change and its impacts. Young climate advocates show extraordinary strength and leadership, and have the power to pressure society into action.  While many of ...

Young climate advocates from Eastern Samar in the Philippines participated in a workshop conducted by Climate Tracker Asia and Oxfam Pilipinas that aimed to equip communicators with the right skills and knowledge to tell more grassroots stories.  Seven climate advocates ...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 — The Indian mackerel, also known locally as ikan kembung, is one of the most beloved fish of Malaysians. The stout, torpedo-shaped fish is so popular it has earned the nickname ikan rakyat, meaning “fish of the people.” ...

Climate justice is the anchor of any discussion or action to address loss and damage (L&D). With every typhoon, drought, or other hazard that hits our nation, it is always the poorest and most vulnerable peoples who experience its gravest ...

By Annie Perez, Climate and Water Nexus Fellow CEBU CITY — Onlookers screamed for help as floods from the Kinalumsan River in Cebu City swept away a man and his shanty after a heavy downpour on Aug. 4, as seen in ...

By Ushar Daniele, Climate and Water Nexus Fellow Rising water temperatures brought on by climate change forced some fish and crab species to other areas – places some fishers cannot easily access A decade ago, fishers in Mukim Tanjung Kupang ...