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Thailand
  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Population: 67089500
  • Size: 514000.0 Km2

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Urbanising Thailand: implications for climate vulnerability assessments
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
This report summarises a series of studies carried out by a multi-disciplinary team of Thai scholars. It focuses on the dynamics of urbanisation and climate change risks, and on the linkages between urbanisation, climate change and em...
Climate change and urban health vulnerability
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
There is increasing awareness of the impacts of climate change on the health of urban residents. Although Thailand has seen relatively low rates of urbanisation compared to its ASEAN counterparts, cities across the country are growing...
Climate change vulnerability - cases from CIRDAP member countries
Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific 2016
Countries of the Asia Pacific region are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the global assessments by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). This monograph focuses on...
Local actions: solutions to global challenges - initiatives of indigenous peoples in climate change adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction based on traditional knowledge
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 2016
While governments around the world continue to debate about policies and practices to address climate change solutions, they pay little attention to the situation of indigenous peoples who are among those most affected by clim...
Southeast Asia and the economics of global climate stabilization
Asian Development Bank 2016
Southeast Asia is one of the most vulnerable regions of the world to climate change. In the absence of climate action, the region will be increasingly exposed to hotter temperatures, more destructive storms, greater flooding i...
Thailand's seafood slaves: human trafficking, slavery and murder in Kantang’s fishing industry
Environmental Justice Foundation 2016
The Thai seafood industry employs more than 800,000 people, while seafood exports are valued at $6 billion. Slavery, ‘pirate’ fishing and other serious crimes continue to plague Thailand’s seafood sector highlighting th...
Strengthening public pension systems in Asia: Proceedings of the 2015 ADB—PPI conference on public pension systems
Asian Development Bank 2016
While Asia remains a key driver of global economic growth, the outlook for the region anticipates slow marginal growth for 2015 before rebounding in 2016 and remaining stronger for the next 2 years. India’s growth and the...
Status report on nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) 2016
Michelle Bosquet / Ecofys 2016
Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) have continued to show steady growth in proposals over the past six months, while financing remains limited and implementation lags behind. This is one of the findings of the NAMA Stat...
State of competition in the insurance industry: selected Asian countries
M.S. Milo / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2003
The 1997 Asian financial crisis highlighted the danger of firms’ heavy reliance on bank financing and led to the conclusion that Asian countries should develop capital markets as alternative sources of financing. Given the domin...
Sustainable cities: local solutions in the global south
M. Robertson (ed) / International Development Research Centre 2012
As the combined problems of urbanization, environmental degradation, and poverty become increasingly urgent, understanding the links between sustainability and poverty reduction is imperative. A sustainable urban future for all requir...
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