Burma ranks among the world’s top countries most at risk from the combined effects of climate change, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank that joins together various studies to shed a new and ominous light on the vulnerability of the underdeveloped Southeast Asian state.

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THE Department of Meteorology and Hydrology is inviting public submissions on the first draft of a UN-backed climate change adaptation report, a spokesperson said earlier this month.

The department began will accept submissions on the Preparation for National Adaptation Programs of Action (NAPA) on climate change until March 12, said project coordinator U Aung Win.

Read more: Public submissions called for climate change draft report



Representatives from the three countries recently gathered to design a regional program framework for biodiversity management, livelihoods development, and climate change adaptation of the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape.

AsianScientist – Representatives from China, India and Myanmar gathered in Myanmar from December 21 to 23 last year to plan the transboundary management of the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape, a biologically rich ecosystem shared by the three countries.

Read more: China, India And Myanmar Collaborate To Manage Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape


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