Mainstreaming Grassroots Adaptation and Building Climate Resilient Agriculture in Sri Lanka uri icon

abstract

  • Climate change in recent decades has become amajor concern of the global community. The Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)established in 1988 by the United Nations hashighlighted alarming trends in changes in globaltemperatures, shifts in rainfall patterns, rising sea levelsand the impact of these changes on the livelihoods ofpeople, especially the poor. The changes will affectsub-Saharan Africa the greatest and also Asia with itsvery large population, most of whom are dependent onagriculture

publication date

  • 2013