Climate change resilience in coastal Cambodia: Adaptive Capacity & Human Development

Policy Brief / Strategy Brief

Climate change resilience in coastal Cambodia: Adaptive Capacity & Human Development

ORGANISER: AIT/UNEP Regional Resource Center for Asia & the Pacific
AUTHORS: Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform

PUBLISHED DATE

May 2011

RESOURCE

This policy brief is based on the findings of a participatory research effort: Climate Change Adaptation - Factors of choice, effectiveness, and supporting systems conducted in the provinces of Koh Kong and Sihanoukville, Cambodia in late 2010 and in January of 2011.This study is an extension of work that is supported by Asian Institute of Technology and the United Nations Environment Programme, through the Adaptation Knowledge Platform to disseminate and exchange adaptation knowledge to a wider audience. This policy brief covers the adaptive capacity gaps - where the Cambodian coast is vulnerable to climate change, how the individual and households adapt to climate change, what constitute the driving forces behind climate change adaptation, development service providers responding to adaptation needs. Perspectives of mal-adaptation and the choices made have been looked into. The policy brief provides recommendations and action points to build resilience. Contact:AIT/UNEP Regional Resource Center for Asia & the PacificOutreach Building, P.O. Box 4, Klong LuangPathumthani 12120, ThailandTel: 66 2524-5386/5384Fax: 66 2516-2125/2524-6233Email: info@climateadapt.asia Read more: Climate change resilience in coastal Cambodia: Adaptive Capacity & Human Development : http://www.climateadapt.asia/resources/publication/view/62