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Status of Climate Change Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific

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 Status of Climate Change Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific
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Status of Climate Change Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific

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Author(s)Mozaharul Alam, Jeongho Lee, Puja Sawhney
Year2019
Pages263
LanguageEnglish
FormatPDF
Size4 MB
PublisherSpringer
ISBN3030075923, 978-3030075927, 3319993461, 978-3319993461, B07FMPXSDR

This volume provides an overview of the climate change adaptation objectives set, actions taken, and challenges faced by several countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The majority of the populations in this region struggle to make a living from subsistence agriculture, and livelihoods are highly dependent on natural ecosystem services which are likely to be severely affected by climate change. Cases discussed in this book highlight successes made by governments towards achieving adaptation objectives, and efforts required to overcome challenges.

While significant economic advances have been made, the pace of growth has been slow to impact the lives of a majority of the people who live below the poverty line. The chapters highlight adaptation actions for protecting people and their livelihoods in priority sectors, maintaining food and water security, supporting socio-economic stability including poverty reduction, and climate risk management. This book also maximizes readers' insights into the knowledge gaps and limitations of stated adaptation goals, and the bottlenecks that hinder implementation in different regions.