Building Capacity on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan
BEST PRACTICE IN:
• 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.
Lack of capacity on adapting to climate change impacts in coastal areas.
Capacity building to adapt to climate change impacts in coastal areas.
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.
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.
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