The residents of the Ganges and Mekong River deltas face serious challenges from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, pollution from upstream sources, growing populations, and infrastructure that no longer works as planned. In both deltas, scientists working for nearly two decades with communities, local governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have demonstrated the potential to overcome these challenges and substantially improve people’s livelihoods.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Laos, Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Thailand
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Southern Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2017India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2014Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Senegal, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Tanzania, Uganda, Africa, Asia, Eastern Africa, Southern Asia, Western Africa
The purpose of this brief is to share insights on agriculture and NAPs with national-level decision makers in developing countries and Least Developed Countries (LDCs), multilateral agencies, UNFCCC negotiators and donors. This brief explores how countries are overcoming the biggest challenges in developing NAPs, outlines examples of successful cross-sector adaptation planning, explores influence and leverage necessary for successful NAP processes, and offers specific recommendations.
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