Adaptation Metrics

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate and Development
Author:
Divya
Mohan
Himani
Upadhyay
Indicator-based approaches have been used extensively for measuring adaptation. Adopting participatory approaches helps in contextualizing the global level and generic indicators to suit the local-level conditions for measuring adaptation effectiveness. This paper discusses the application of a methodology for identifying a set of adaptation...
Presentation
World Bank Blended Learning Program
Natural resources continue to play an important role in livelihood and wellbeing of millions. Over exploitation and degradation of natural resource base have led to declining factor productivity in rural areas and dwindling farm profits coupled with debilitating impact on human health. This necessitates promoting technologies that can help...
Research Report
Measuring the effectiveness of adaptation to climate change has assumed significance for the reasons that huge amount of resources are being made available for climate change adaptation and it is important for various stakeholders to identify and prioritize adaptation actions before they are implemented on the ground so as to achieve adaptation...
Research Report
APN CRP Project
Author:
J. J. Pereira, UKM, Malaysia
A.A. Nambi, MSSRF, India
N.V. Thang, IMHEN, Vietnam
T.C.Tan, UKM, Malaysia
The Project was initiated in August 2009 to strengthen research capacity on mainstreaming climate change adaptation concerns into agricultural and water policies and foster networking for adaptation policy research in Asia. Research activities were carried out collaboratively by four institutes from India, Japan, Malaysia and Viet Nam, and had...
Presentation
11th International Conference on Dryland Development : “Global Climate Change and its Impact on Food & Energy Security in the Dry lands"
Assessing the effectiveness of climate change adaptation actions is important for monitoring and evaluation at regular intervals, efficient allocation of limited resources and making sure that maladaptation doesn’t happen. Identifying and quantifying a set of indicators through participatory processes has gained popularity due to the importance of...
Conference Proceeding
4th International Conference on Climate Change
Author:
R. Kotru, ICIMOD
D. Mohan, TERI
N. Heider, BCAS
The study on adaptation effectiveness indicators has been carried out by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in collaboration with national partners such as BCAS, ICIMOD and TERI in the Gangetic basin with the Strategic Environment Research fund of the Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan (S8). The study follows the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management
Adaptation to climate change is critical to minimize the impacts of changing climate. However, owing to the lack of appropriate metrics for adaptation, the progress in adaption has been rather slow compared with the mitigation actions that have clear metrics for greenhouse gas emissions. To develop adaptation metrics, it is critical to consider the...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia
Agriculture is one of the most vulnerable sectors to climate change and main-streaming climate change adaptation considerations at the sectoral level is paramount. The current available climate projections are not sufficient to take decisive actions on the ground. Hence, a framework is required for mainstreaming adaptation concerns at sectoral...
Commissioned Report
Final report to the World Bank Contract No 7145543
Adaptation metrics may be defined as quantitative, semi-quantitative or qualitative measures for monitoring the effectiveness of adaptation actions. Research on adaptation metrics has been very limited, despite an urgent need from diverse stakeholders ranging from governments to donor agencies to implementing organizations. Adaptation metrics are...