Climate Change, Gender and Adaptation Strategies in Dryland Systems of South Asia : A Household Level Analysis in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan States of India; Research Report No. 65 uri icon


  • There is a blossoming literature on gender and climate change issues broadly focused on the adverse effects of climate condition. These studies are mostly focused on gender inequalities in agrarian communities of developing countries where the dependence on climatic conditions for living is more apparent. Frequently, the issues of climate change, poverty, gender and economic empowerment are addressed as the most prominent in developing regions. In some cases, the studies narrow down the focus to specific weather events like droughts, floods or natural disasters in rural communities. The agrarian communities of backward areas in South Asia are some of the representative examples which are frequently presented in climate change and gender studies

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  • 2015