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Adaptation Day, 12 November 2006 COP 12 - Pilot adaptation project on development of information sharing system (ISS) to enhance coping capacities of communities in dealing with climate variability and change

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Document begins: Adaptation Day, 12 November 2006 COP 12/ MOP 2, Nairobi Introduction to the project · Pilot adaptation project on development of information sharing system (ISS) to enhance coping capacities of communities in dealing with climate variability and change For more information, contact suruchib@teri.res.in Study highlights · First pilot adaptation project · Project duration: 3 years · For consideration under the GEF window · Focus areas: India and Pakistan Overall goal and study objectives · Enhance the adaptive capacity of farming communities to cope with climate variability and long-term climate change · The project aims to ­ reduce farm-level risks to climate variability and exposure to extreme weather; and ­ use information technology as a tool to demonstrate collation of agri-climate information and its dissemination up to the farm level Rationale of the study · Knowledge about climate conditions vital factor enabling farming communities for advance decision- making to prevent loss · Most information sharing systems are market oriented · Limited access on crop and weather information and lack of integrated efforts Activities planned · Examine current systems of information sharing and dissemination up to the farm level · Identify gaps and lags in dissemination process · Develop ISS using ...

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  • IIED code: G00037
  • Published: no date
  • Theme: Climate change
  • Language: English

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