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Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services in the Himalayas: Enhancing Adaptation Capacity and Resilience of the Poor to Climate and Socio-economic Changes

Partner International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

Date of submission 20/09/2011


Action Pledge 2

The objective of this proposed Programme is to reduce rural poverty and increase the resilience of the rural poor to the changing environmental and socio-economic situations in the mountain areas of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region while contributing to Nairobi Work Programme (NWP) work area on research, adaptation planning and practices.

Further information

Regional focus Asia and the Pacific
Least Developed Countries
Sector Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Terrestrial ecosystems
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Economic diversification
Methods and tools
Target group Communities
Policy makers

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.