Policy and Institutions in Adaptation to Climate Change: Case study on responding to water stress in Chitral, Pakistan

Policy and Institutions in Adaptation to Climate Change: Case study on responding to water stress in Chitral, Pakistan

This publication presents the results of a case study carried out in Pakistan focused on local water governance systems in Chitral and the local capacity to adapt to changing climate conditions as part of a larger project documenting local adaptation strategies to climate-induced water stress and hazards in the HKH region. The publication looks at the impact of governmental and non-governmental water sector interventions on the functioning of traditional institutions and how such interventions affect the adaptive capacity of local communities.

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