Most traditional economic analysis, such as cost benefit analysis, is too complex to be used for community-based activities and interventions, especially when climate change considerations have to be incorporated. This guide bridges this gap by providing tools and methods for answering the following questions: Which solutions identified in community based assessment approaches and in subsequent action planning are more economically feasible than others? […]
Building Capacities: Best Practices in Asia Pacific – Volunteers and Youth (1/5) The vast majority of human resources of the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies are volunteers. In all their diversity, both young and old, from all backgrounds, ethnicities and social groups, they are the lifeblood of the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.
One of the main purposes of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is to ensure that its programmes and services should first be identified by vulnerable people themselves, based on their needs. These strong participatory planning activities at local level contribute to a strong national plan that responds to new trends and needs. This