Southasiadisasters.net issue no. 124, January 2015:
This issue focuses on the successful community based adaptation in India. The report highlights how low-cost, democratic and need based adaptation strategies have been successful in India. The primacy of local level adaptation strategies are stressed as the basis of effective community based adaptation. The report elaborates on the best practices in community based adaptation that range from WOTR's efforts to upscale adaptation in India to GIZ's experience in integrating climate change adaptation in sectorial policy formulation and from the instances of successful community based adaptations in Odisha to the role of GIS in facilitating effective community based adaptation.
The issue includes: (i) Up Scaling Local Adaptations in India: What Works!; (ii) From Pebbles in a Small Pond, to Ripples of Change: Scaling up Adaptation in Rural India; (iii) Use of GIS in Community Based Adaptation; (iv) Community Adaptation to Flood: Kalana, Odisha; (v) Community Mobilisation and Disaster Recovery: A Case Study from South Odisha; and (vi) Community-based Adaptation in a Changing Climate.