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Policy and institutions in adaptation to climate change: case study on responding to water stress in Chitral, Pakistan


This publication presents the results of a case study carried out in Pakistan focused on local water governance systems in Chitral and the local capacity to adapt to changing climate conditions as part of a larger project documenting local adaptation strategies to climate-induced water stress and hazards in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The publication looks at the impact of governmental and non-governmental water sector interventions on the functioning of traditional institutions and how such interventions affect the adaptive capacity of local communities.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Governance, Indigenous Knowledge, Water
  • Countries/Regions:Pakistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/34369

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