Assessment and prioritization of community soil and water conservation measures for adaptation to climatic stresses in Makawanpur district of Nepal
Climate change is the global concern of our sustainable development whose impact is of great concern to humanity. In Nepal, we are already starting to become aware of recent changes and developing the mechanism to adapt.
Climate change is now becoming a serious social and environmental problem of the world and development issue in developing countries. The decade long negotiation on climate change has progressed in policy debate but contributed less in terms of real action on ground.
The National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) process was mandated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in the Marrakech Accords of the 2001 with the intention of mainstreaming climate change adaptation planning within national development planning in Least Developed Countries.
Tharu community's perception on climate changes and their adaptive initiations to withstand its impacts in Western Terai of Nepal
Evidences of climate change impact are already visible in vegetation, hydrology, and rising temperature affecting normal plant productivity and ecosystem services in Nepal. Indigenous people whose livelihood is based on the state of natural resources are hard hit when such changes occur.