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Adaptation financing and practice: observations from community-based projects in India


This article depicts general difficulties with respect to adaptation financing and describes an approach developed and tested in two coastal states of India to promote community-based climate change adaptation (CCA) linked to disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change mitigation (CCM). It addresses how adaptation financing entails a multitude of challenges when it comes to selecting and implementing measures that are to be sustainable. This article summarizes the lessons learned from the bottom-up perspective as well as details of good practice in the context of climate
change and capacity building.

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Economics of DRR
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26694

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