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Enhancing Coping and Adaptation Capacity of the Coastal Community to Reduce Vulnerability to Climate Change

Caritas Bangladesh
Created: 7/29/2008 - Updated: 9/27/2019

Abstract

This project will initiate actions for local level community and stakeholders to enhance adaptive capacity, resilience and livelihood due to impact of climate change by involving directly 250 households (based on SSN Project Design Document) focusing on key areas of environmental education, agriculture, fisheries, alternative livelihoods, water, and disaster risk reduction activities.

Published On

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Keywords

Scale: 
Community / Local
Sector Addressed: 
Agriculture
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Culture / communities
Economics
Erosion
Fishery harvest
Precipitation
Salinization / Saltwater intrusion
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Water quality
Water temperature
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Incorporate climate change into critical habitat rules / species recovery plans
Capacity Building
Increase / Improve public awareness, education, and outreach efforts
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Create or modify shoreline management measures
Governance and Policy
Taxonomic Focus: 
Plants
Fishes
Climate Type: 
Subtropical
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Urban
Rural