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Vulnerability assessment of people, livelihoods, and ecosystems in the Ganga basin

Divya Mohan

Vulnerability assessment of people, livelihoods, and ecosystems in the Ganga basin

by Divya Mohan

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Published by WWF India in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Study of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand within the Ganga basin.

Edition Notes

Statement[Divya Mohan and Shirish Sinha ; Living Ganga Programme ; this report has been prepared by WWF--India]
ContributionsSinha, Shirish, World Wide Fund for Nature--India, HSBC Climate Partnership, Living Ganga Programme (India)
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25019529M
LC Control Number2011323977

Buy Vulnerability Assessment of Indigenous People's Livelihood: due to Climate Change on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersAuthor: Jagadish Prasad Bhatta. Socially constructed notions of the different roles and responsibilities of men and women have a huge bearing on access to and control over resources, and subsequently on their vulnerabilities. More often .

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aspirations for the basin in terms of agricultural and energy production can be met. Environmental flow assessment and economic analysis of ecosystem services was used in order to explore strategies for improving the management of the river basin. Suggested citation: TEEB case () Environmental Flow Assessment .   Ed. by Luna Bharati, Bharat R. Sharma and Vladimir Smakhtin. The Ganges is one of the most complex yet fascinating river systems in the world. The basin is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity from climatic, hydrological, geomorphological, cultural, environmental and socio-economic perspectives. More than million people .


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Vulnerability assessment of people, livelihoods, and ecosystems in the Ganga basin by Divya Mohan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Programmes aims to develop and implement strategies for sustainable energy and water resource development within the Ganga Basin, given the climate change implications.

The objective of the Climate Adaptation component is to assess the vulnerability of the people, livelihoods and ecosystems Cited livelihoods 5. Vulnerability assessment of people, livelihoods and ecosystems in the Ganga Basin The Living Ganga programme aims to develop and impliment stragegies for sustainable energy and water resource development within the Ganga Basin.

The objective of the Climate Adaptation component is to assess the vulnerability of people, livelihoods and ecosystems with the purpose of identifying relevant adaptation response mechanisms, in a critical stretch of the Ganga Basin. Critical stretch and key sites of Living Ganga Programme.

IPCC Definitions of some key terms 1: Vulnerability Vulnerability is the degree to which a system is susceptible to, and unable to cope with, adverse effects of climate change, including climate variability and extremes.

Vulnerability Assessment of People,Livelihoods and Ecosystems in the Ganga Basin | WWF India Assessment of vulnerability to climate change mainly involves research into the exposure. Vulnerability assessment of people, livelihoods and ecosystems in the ganga basin. 01/06/ WWF India; Climate adaptation is an integral component of WWF-India Attachments: ; Tags: Ecosystems.

Vulnerability Assessment: Livelihood Sensitivity Approach Gina Ziervogel ([email protected]) 1 Introduction This approach enables vulnerability to particular stresses to be captured by focusing on ability of individuals to deal with stress. The approach focuses on homogenous livelihoods, which enables an assessment File Size: KB.

index, sectorial vulnerability indices can be segregated to identify potential areas for intervention (Hahn et al. The sustainable livelihood approach combines five types of household assets: natural, social, financial, physical and human capital (Chambers and Conway ), to which vulnerability assessment.

Assessing the level of socio-economic vulnerability focuses on the degree of different impacts due to the threats of climate variables of the vulnerability function is a set of. Water is the primary medium through which climate change influences the Earth’s ecosystems and therefore people’s livelihoods and wellbeing.

Besides climatic change, current demographic trends, Cited by: basin in Northeast Thailand. The Songkram River Basin covers an area of ab km2, or about 8 million rai. It flows t U The Lower Songkram River Basin is a flood-plain area with freshwater swamp forests, swamps, marshlands and small streams.

The swamp forests provide livelihood for people File Size: KB. Implications of land cover change on ecosystem, ecosystem services and livelihoods of people: a Case Study from the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. to support livelihoods in the Basin.

The Ganges Basin, which is critical for the economy and livelihoods of India, is facing a number of pressures due to the impacts of climate change and other non-climatic stressors. These stressors pose a serious threat to the communities and ecosystems in the basin and have aggravated their existing by: 6.

A vulnerability assessment was conducted in the Boeny region of northwestern Madagascar that brought together a desk study and local knowledge on the impacts of climate change.

The purpose was to identify vulnerabilities of the major regional ecosystems (dry forests, mangroves, and lacustrine ecosystems) and the natural resource-dependent population to climate change and other risk factors, and to define possible adaptation measures that are to be integrated into local land.

the climate vulnerability of people living in the Ganga basin. Supported by HSBC, this study covered the states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh and identified the vulnerability of key sectors by assessing the exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity of an ecosystem.

The Cambodian assessment is one of three case studies that aims to assess the potential consequences of climate change on wetlands communities and livelihoods.

As in the other studies conducted in Thailand and Laos, initial attention is given to understanding vulnerability. How the book is structured 5 Integrating ecosystems, livelihoods and disasters 8 Reason 1.

It can decrease vulnerability to natural disasters 8 Reason 2. The high cost of natural disasters 10 Reason. their livelihood. It sets the stage for an ecosystem assessment of the basin’s social and economic implication of natural resource state, trends and vulnerabilities. The demographic characteristics and selected social indicators for the basin.

Despite the established literature on the vulnerability to climate change in various parts of Tanzania, it is worthwhile to assess the extent of this vulnerability of the peoples’ livelihoods and predict its future outcome. This is particularly important in the vulnerable ecosystems, that is, the semi-arid zones of Tanzania where the people’s livelihoods Cited by: 3.

More than million people are directly or indirectly dependent upon the Ganges River Basin, which spans China, Nepal, India and Bangladesh. While there are many books covering one aspect of the Ganges, ranging from hydrology to cultural significance, this book.

An impact of Climate change not only affects the ecosystem of the river basin, but they interact with prevailing socio-economic conditions and can have detrimental effects on livelihood of. Thus, migration of people between systems and livelihoods counters to the availability of ecosystem services.

Figure illustrates some of the ways in which ecosystem services and benefits are transferred between different social-ecological systems across space and time, and the concurrent migration flows following livelihood Author: Helen Joyce Adams, W. Neil Adger, Robert J. Nicholls.WWF-India, as part of its Living Ganga Programme, studied the climate vulnerability of people living in the Ganga basin.

Supported by HSBC, this study covered the states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh and identified the vulnerability of key sectors by assessing the exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity of an ecosystem .