There is a lack of holistic frameworks to help climate change adaptation practitioners identify and implement CCA (climate change adaptation) actions. Keeping this in view, several frameworks for CCA decision making have evolved in recent years.

Measuring the effectiveness of adaptation to climate change has assumed significance for the reasons that huge amount of resources are being made available for climate change adaptation and it is important for various stakeholders to identify and prioritize adaptation actions before they are implemented on the ground so as to achieve adaptation

This IGES brief is based on the outcomes of the consultations on post-2012 climate regime and pertinent literature review.