Increasing the Resilience of Poor Communities to Climate Change

DATE OF ENTRY

10 January 2013

PROJECT STATUS

Ongoing

LATITUDE / LONGTITUDE

25.6561 / 89.4946

Implementing Organisation

Practical Action, Bangladesh

Engagement of vulnerable communities in decision making processes on climate-related adaptation strategies

ActivitiesBy strengthening the capacity of vulnerable communities, the project aims to increase the resilience of poor people to cope with and adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change. Outputs from the project were: 1. Community-based disaster preparedness plans; 2. Implementation of sustainable technologies for natural resource management, water conservation and agriculture. 3. Capacity building of support institutions, local and regional stakeholders to incorporate community-based climate change mitigation strategies into development planning and natural resource management strategies; and 4. Effective changes in policy and practice at local, regional and international levels to support community-based climate change adaptation measures.

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Practical Action, Bangladesh

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