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

Caritas Bangladesh
Created: 7/29/2008 -

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.

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Keywords

Scale
Community / Local
Sector Addressed
Agriculture
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
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
Sociopolitical Setting
Urban
Rural