Upstream Climate Assessments – Rationale, Types, and Examples

Series: 2022 Resilience Learning Month

Upstream Climate Assessments – Rationale, Types, and Examples

23 September 2022

ADB's Central and West Asia Department together with Pacific Asia and  Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Division presented the rationale for upstream climate assessments and highlighted different approaches. It showcased examples including climate assessments to support CPS preparation, a multi-hazard assessment approach in Tonga, and a project-level assessment in Pakistan. An open forum followed the presentations. Malte Maass and Kathleen Coballes, CWER.


Event Summary

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
23 Sep 2022 Presentation 1 Approaches for Upstream Climate Assessments
This presentation gives an overview of ADB's priority sector for adaptation and the rational for Upstream Climate Assessments.
Malte Maass
23 Sep 2022 Presentation 2 Supporting the Development of Country Partnership Strategies
This presentation gives an overview of ADB's Upstream Analytical Work/Climate Change and DRM Assessment support through the Nationally determined contributions...
Janet Arlene Amponin
23 Sep 2022 Presentation 3 Tongatapu Multi -Hazard Disaster Risk Assessment (MHDRA)
This presentation gives an overview of ADB'scomprehensive approach to Climate and Disaster Risk Assessments in the Pacific.
Alexandra Galperin
23 Sep 2022 Presentation 4 Prospective Climate Policy Sector Development Program
This presentation gives an overview of the Climate Risk Screening Tool’s/Procedure in Pakistan.
Asif Turangzai


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