Nearly two years after the devastating earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015,
the country continues to struggle with disaster relief, reconstruction and recovery. The JustJobs Network, in collaboration with the Solidarity Center, is studying how reconstruction efforts can be leveraged to create just jobs and drive the nation’s economic development.
Managing the negative effects of climate change on employment, potential of mitigation, and adaptation on the other, requires action of multiple stakeholders including governments, the private sector and trade unions.
Erratic rainfall, land salinity and cyclones are affecting the livelihoods of tea planters in India, rice growers in Bangladesh and fishermen in Indonesia. What are the strategies they are adopting to cope and survive?