Framing Climate Change Adaptation Learning and Action: The Case of Lahore, Pakistan

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Framing Climate Change Adaptation Learning and Action: The Case of Lahore, Pakistan

PUBLISHED DATE

February 2011

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The purpose of this study was to identify and critically examine framing of key characteristics for climate change adaptation learning and action in the context of urban Pakistani local government. The research employed was through two methods: literature review and interviews. The literature review concentrated on organizational policy and learning. A total of 21 Pakistani professionals from the local government were subject to interviews. The findings include six characteristics for adaptation that can be used in framing the context of climate change adaptation learning and action in context of the Pakistan urban local environment: leadership, vision, culture, good governance, innovation and creativity, and resources. The paper applies a learning perspective to the climate change adaptation debate, identifies key characteristics for using in a framework for climate change adaptation, and uses an actor-based approach to examine key concepts. Read more: Adaptation Knowledge Platform : http://www.climateadapt.asia/newsletter/archive