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Review of current and planned adaptation action: Central Asia

  • Source(s): Adaptation Partnership
  • Publication date: 2011
  • Author(s): Bizikova, Livia; Hove, Hilary; Parry, Jo-Ellen
  • Number of pages: 108 p.

This document presents a review of current and planned adaptation action in Central Asia. It first provides an overview of adaptation action at the regional level, highlighting commonalities and differences between the following countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The appendices that follow discuss adaptation action taking place in each of these countries.

This document is one of 12 regional profiles completed as a contribution to the Review of Current and Planned Adaptation Action in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean. Its purpose is to provide a baseline understanding of who is doing what on adaptation in three developing regions—Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean—and in priority adaptation sectors. Based on available resources, it seeks to provide a rapid assessment of: (i) priority interests and adaptation needs; (ii) efforts by governments to support adaptation though policy and planning; (iii) the scope of international support for adaptation efforts in different countries and sectors; and (iv) potential gaps in adaptation efforts at the country and regional levels.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/25315

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