Climate change vulnerability and adaptation in South Asia

This multifaceted project implemented by four consortium partners in South Asia aims to contribute to the study of vulnerability to climate change. The research carried out at different scales, both top-down and at the local level, each using different methodologies. Areas selected for the study were two village development committees in Palpa and Kapilwastu districts of Nepal's Gandaki river basin and five villages in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu, India. The overall goal of the study was to understand how vulnerability is experience in these poor communities that rely on agriculture for their livelihoods and how this would change with increasing effects of global warming.