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Year: 2017
This paper examines the role of financial remittances on the adaptive capacity of households in flood-affected rural communities of Upper Assam in India
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Year: 2016
There is a growing consensus among migration scholars that remittances tend to be a counter-cyclical shock absorber in times of crisis
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Year: 2014
Migratory livestock raising has been one of the most important livelihood options for people residing in high mountain areas and has made a significant contribution to the economy of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, both in terms of supporting households and in export earnings
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Year: 2014
A long history of household-level research has provided important local-level insights into climate adaptation strategies in the agricultural sector
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Year: 2014
In topographically diverse highland terrain, socio-economic and environmental conditions can vary dramatically over relatively short distances
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Year: 2013
Climate change is projected to increase the seasonality in river flows in the great river systems of Himalaya and impose challenges to regional food production
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Year: 2011
To assess the vulnerability of water resources in the Bagmati River Basin in Nepal, this paper adopts an indicator-based approach wherein vulnerability is expressed as a function of water stress and adaptive capacity
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Year: 2011
This thesis investigates how people in rural Bangladesh perceive and respond to climate change, and how their adaptive capacity is shaped and constrained by the social, economic, political and institutional context in which they struggle to adapt Bangladesh is a low-laying coastal area in the middle of the heavily populated mega-delta of the Ganges-Brahmaputra plain
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Year: 2011
The research gives detailed answers to questions how the elements of social capital: civic engagement, trust, reciprocity, network structures, information flows and cultural practices enhance or inhibit adaptive capacity in Ramche and Simjung, as well as what role other factors that influence social capital, namely religion, education, demographics, marginalization, access to resources, development activities and effects of external actors, play in the formation of social capital as a determinant of adaptive capacity
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Year: 2010
Climate change potentially brings continuous and unpredictable changes in weather patterns
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