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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment in Himalaya of Nepal


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This study was undertaken to identify the level of vulnerability of a mountain community of western Nepal to the possible impacts of climate change using the approach of Sustainable Livelihood. Study computed Livelihood Vulnerability Index (LVI) and IPCC Vulnerability Index (IPCC-VI) respectively on the basis of 5 capitals of SLF and exposure, adaptive capacity and sensitivity of livelihood components. Results suggest that community is moderately vulnerable to the adverse of climate change. Chhekampar is more vulnerable in terms of financial and natural assets. Positive IPCC-VI depicts that community's livelihood is more exposed to climate change impacts than it has capacity to adapt the change.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC86001
AuthorKumar Lamichhane
Number of Pages84
Publishing Year2013-07-03T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypePolitical science & theory
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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