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Climate change adaptation

Lowering the risks posed by the consequences of climate change, carried out in response to or in anticipation of changes in climatic conditions

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Livelihood vulnerability and adaptation in Kolar District, Karnataka, India: Mapping risks and responses
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
During March and April 2016, ASSAR India’s researchers from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) conducted 18 Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) in nine villages in Kolar District, Karnataka. The FGDs were gender-differe...
Key findings from ASSAR's Regional Diagnostic Study and initial research: Sangamner Sub-Region, Maharashtra
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
The five-year (2014-2018) Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project uses insights from multi-scale, interdisciplinary work to inform and transform climate adaptation policy and practice in ways that promote the long-ter...
Key findings from ASSAR's Regional Diagnostic Study and initial research: Moyar Bhavani sub-region, Tamil Nadu
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
The five-year (2014-2018) Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project uses insights from multi-scale, interdisciplinary work to inform and transform climate adaptation policy and practice in ways that promote the long-ter...
Key findings from ASSAR's Regional Diagnostic Study and initial research: Bangalore sub-region, Karnataka
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
The five-year (2014-2018) Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project uses insights from multi-scale, interdisciplinary work to inform and transform climate adaptation policy and practice in ways that promote the long-ter...
Planning for climate change in the semi-arid regions of India
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
Although slightly variable across study sites, the SARs of India have experienced accelerated warming trends between 1971 and 2007. Mean daily temperatures have increased marginally faster than the national average (0.02  oC/year...
South Asia Regional Diagnostic Study
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
India faces a dynamic climatic and non-climatic risk profile. These climatic and non-climatic risks, separately and in interaction, make people and systems highly vulnerable. Key vulnerabilities and risks are found to be deeply embedd...
Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India
Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions 2016
India and the sub-regions face a dynamic climatic and non-climatic risk profile. These climatic and non-climatic risks, separately and in interaction, make people and systems highly vulnerable. Key vulnerabilities and risks are found ...
Adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh
I. Delaporte; M. Maurel / Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international / Foundation for International Development Study and Research 2016
Climate change is expected to disproportionately affect agriculture; however, there is limited information on smallholder farmers ‘ overall vulnerability and adaptation needs. This paper estimates the impact of climatic shocks on...
Agriculture and adaptation to climate change: the role of wildlife ranching in South Africa
J. Otieno; E. Muchapondwa / Economic Research Southern Africa 2016
In the arid and semi-arid areas of Africa, some of the most common land uses remain in pastoralism or in some cases commercial livestock ranching. Agricultural activities in these areas especially beef production is known to be highly...
The impacts of the Arid Lands Resource Management Project (ALRMPII) on livelihoods and vulnerability in the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya
N. Johnson; A. Wambile / International Livestock Research Institute 2011
There is an urgent need for new approaches and effective models for managing risk and promoting sustainable development in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs), especially in the face of climate change and increasing frequency of drought ...
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