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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change, ppt by Dr. N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy

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    • V&A PROGRAMME Project “ VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND ENHANSING ADAPTIVE CAPACITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN SEMI-ARID AREAS OF INDIA” Funding: Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) Duration: 4 years (2005 to 2009) Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan States Dr. N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy http://e-geo.org
    • Program Objective
      • The core objectives of this program is to secure the livelihoods of rural poor and vulnerable communities by building and enhancing their adaptive capacity to better cope with adverse impacts of climate change and improve their disaster preparedness.
    • Main elements of impacts framework C l i m a t e c h a n g e s c e n a r i o s B i o p h y s i c a l i m p a c t s S o c i o e c o n o m i c i m p a c t s A u t o n o m o u s a d a p t a t i o n I n t e g r a t i o n V u l n e r a b i l i t y P u r p o s e f u l a d a p t a t i o n s B a s e l i n e S c e n a r i o s • P o p u l a t i o n • G N P • T e c h n o l o g y • I n s t i t u t i o n s • E n v i r o n m e n t
    • Adaptation policy framework A s s e s s i n g a n d e n h a n c i n g a d a p t i v e c a p a c i t y E n g a g i n g s t a k e h o l d e r s APF COMPONENTS Continuing the adaptation process Formulating an adaptation strategy Assessing future climate risks Scoping and designing an adaptation process Assessing current vulnerability
    • Expected Outcomes
      • To enhance the adaptive capacity of the local communities
      • To improve the delivery systems, especially the extension services
      • To promote multi-level policy dialogues and general awareness to climate related impacts.
    • AFPRO Human / Social Natural / Environmental / Physical Economic / Political FACTORS INFLUENCING VULNERABILITY SCENARIO 1 Policies/Structures Vulnerability Adaptability Rural Poverty Livelihoods Diversification Appropriate Skills Water Management Agriculture Production Water Resources Energy Climate Change Community Empowerment Bio Diversity
    • This is a multi-stakeholder programme involving International and National level Consortium partners
      • International Consortium
      • INFRAS and Inter Cooperation (IC) represent International consortium has a backstopping (advisory) role and will provide services on the basis of demands from SDC.
      • National Consortium
      • MSSRF has been chosen as the lead agency for this program along with the National level partners AFPRO (Action for Food Program) and MANAGE (National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management) from Hyderabad. The above three agencies are part of the National Consortium.
    • Role of AFPRO
      • In this, V&A Programme AFPRO’s areas of work will be grassroots level and community level implementation of programme activities, connecting research and people, bringing people’s perspective into research, cooperate with grassroots level NGOs, CBOs, State level institutions, etc.
    • Project Area : Mahabubnagar District
    • Project Area
      • Midjil and Bijanapally Mandals in Mahabubnagar District are selected for the Project.
      Midjil Bijanapally
    • Ongoing Activities
      • Situational Analysis Phase – I report of Andhra Pradesh is prepared.
      • Documentation of :
      • Best Practices
      • Story lines
      • Participatory Situational Analysis
      • Action Plan
      • Thank you . .
      AFPRO