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Kyoto University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies



The Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies of Kyoto University undertakes multi-disciplinary innovative approaches to address environmental issues, including climate change adaptation. 

Action pledges 

Focusing on vulnerable communities in Asia to climate change by undertaking community based adaptation projects, focusing on indigenous knowledge and disaster risk reduction and learning and networking activities

  Rajib Shaw
Associate Professor
Further information

Kyoto's University ongoing work in education, training and public awareness

Regional focus Asia and the Pacific
Sector Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Oceans and coastal areas
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Methods and tools
Climate hazards Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Operational scale Regional

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.