Livelihood adaptation to climate variability and change in drought-prone areas of Bangladesh
- ISBN: 9789251056028
...FAO and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC) are guiding an assessment of livelihood adaptation to climate variability and change in the drought- prone areas of Northwest Bangladesh. The project, implemented under the Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Programme (CDMP) and in close collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), specifically looks at: characterization of livelihood systems; profiling of vulnerable groups; assessment of past and current climate impacts; and understanding of local perceptions of climate impacts, local coping capacities and existing adaptation strategies. It also is developing a good practice adaptation option menu, evaluating and field testing locally selected options, and introducing long-lead climate forecasting, capacity building and training...
Livelihood adaptation to climate ...
climate variability and
change in drought-prone
areas of Bangladesh
Developing institutions and options
ASIAN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS CENTER
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Implemented under the project
Improved Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change for Sustainable
Livelihoods in the Agriculture Sector – DP9/1-BGD/01/004/01/99