Jim Jarvie

Director, Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network

Jim Jarvie is the director of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), and this effort is being spearheaded by Mercy Corps. He previously led the development of Mercy Corps’ global programs in climate change and environment, focusing on Southeast Asia. He is a biologist by training, with over 20 years of experience in natural resource management, conservation and conflict.

Authored Content

  • Mar 16 2015
    Blog Post Cities Must Plan for Climate Disasters: 5 Considerations for Sendai   Key Takeaways: SHARE THIS The UN Disaster Risk Reduction Conference is meeting in Sendai, marking 20 years since the $100 billion Kobe earthquake. SHARE THIS With ~3/4 of a nation’s GDP coming from urban areas, resilient cities are critical to economic well-being. SHARE THIS 53% of Asia’s population now lives in cities, making urban […] Anna Brown, Jim Jarvie, Kimberly Junmookda