Adaptation: The adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities.
30 Jun 2015, ADB
'Pakistan is highly dependent on agriculture and prone to floods and other extreme weather related-events like the current severe heat wave,' said Donneth Walton, Principal Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist, ADB. 'This assistance will support a build-back-better approach, with multi-hazard-resistant features incorporated into the restored infrastructure.'...
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