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Vulnerability and Impacts Assessment for Adaptation Planning in Panchase Mountain Ecological Region, Nepal

Summary

This report is a presentation of the tools and methods of a vulnerability and impacts assessment (VIA) of both climatic and non-climatic changes on ecosystem services and community livelihoods in the Panchase Mountain Ecological Region (PMER). The assessment was conducted to develop the information and knowledge needed for human-centered adaptation strategies in order to develop a sustainable ecosystem management plan for the PMER and its surrounding areas. The results in this report show increasing trends in both observed and projected temperatures and the unpredictability of precipitation and extreme weather events.

Category:

Book


Writer:

Ajaya Dixit, Madhav Karki and Ashutosh Shukla


Publisher:

GoN, UNEP, UNDP, IUCN, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, BMUB,ISET-N


Published Year:

2015