Document / Publication

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services
  • Adaptation of forests to climate change

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!


Adaptation of forests to climate change

Source(s):  World Bank, the (WB)

This study is part of a World Bank effort intended to help decision makers in developing countries to better understand and assess the risks posed by climate change and to better design sector strategies to adapt to climate change; as well as to develop a 'global' estimate of adaptation costs to inform on the international community’s efforts, and to provide new and additional resources to help the most vulnerable developing countries meet adaptation costs.

The approach of this forestry study is to draw from the considerable existing literature to provide perspective, as well as estimates and projections of the impacts of climate change on forests and forestry in various regions and countries. Based on the assessment of these projections, it suggests adaptation measures to mitigate damages likely to be incurred and identify adaptations that might be made. It also makes preliminary cost estimates.

Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags
  • Adaptation of forests to climate change
  • Publication date 2010
  • Number of pages 38 p.

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNISDR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use