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creator
Maharjan, Shree Kumar
subject
climatic risks and hazards
local adaptation
NAPA
climate policy
local institutions
NDC
Social science
abstract
Adaptation is undeniably crucial to address the complex issues and impacts of climate change at all levels in Nepal. The favorable policies and adaptive capacities of the communities are equally important to adapt to the climatic risks and hazards. The policies such as NAPA, national climate change policy and LAPA have been formulated in Nepal to address these climatic risks and hazards at national and local levels. Correspondingly, the communities and institutions are also adapting through their own efforts and initiatives. These institutions have contributed vital roles in policy formulation and effective implementation of adaptation plans and strategies as guided by NAPA and LAPA. This review paper has explored and analyzed the climate policies in Nepal, strengths and gaps in such policies, roles of local institutions in the policy formulation and effective implementation of adaptation plans and strategies. It has reviewed and analyzed the existing literature relating to climate change policies and adaptation plans and strategies. The paper highlights the climate policies, followed by roles of institutions in effective adaptation and the analysis of climate change adaptations especially focusing on mobility, storage, livelihood diversification, communal pooling and market exchange.
journal title
Journal of International Development and Cooperation
volume
Volume 23
issue
Issue 1・2
start page
41
end page
54
date of issued
2017-03-01
publisher
広島大学大学院国際協力研究科
issn
1341-0903
ncid
language
eng
nii type
Departmental Bulletin Paper
HU type
Departmental Bulletin Papers
DCMI type
text
format
application/pdf
text version
publisher
rights
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department
Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation
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