Building Capacity on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan

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Building Capacity on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan

LAST UPDATE

09 March 2012

TARGET AREA

Rural and Urban

BEST PRACTICE IN:

Capacity BuildingProject ImplementationResearch and Development

KEY SECTOR:

Water Resources Management

FUNDING AMOUNT:

USD 1,000,001 - USD 5,000,000

IMPLEMENTATION PERIOD:

January 2011-January 2016
Description of Intervention

• Adaptation and capability building among communities residing in the vulnerable coastal zones;
• River-basin management and integrated management of water resources;
• More robust governance mechanisms that address climate variability and change related impacts; and
• Scientific and research-based studies on the field for the development of action plan.

Problems to be Addressed

Lack of capacity on adapting to climate change impacts in coastal areas.

Aims

Capacity building to adapt to climate change impacts in coastal areas.

Objectives

To increase government and community climate adaptation capacity and strengthen water governance by 2015. It also aims at improving climate resilience of the Indus Delta ecosystem that supports coastal communities.

How It Fits into the EbA Concept

The project intends to integrate the adaptation into different policies for each sector – environment, fisheries, water, local government, development, a climate change adaptation plan will be made which will be added to governments planning documents.

Results / Outputs

Ongoing

Contact Details

WWF Pakistan
e-mail: info@wwf.org.pk
 

Relevent Publications

The Express Tribune. Climate-resilient ecosystems: WWF-P launches project to help the govt and the country’s fishing population : http://tribune.com.pk/story/188852/climate-resilient-ecosystems-wwf-p-launches-project-to-help-the-govt-and-the-countrys-fishing-population