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Politics Of Climate Change: Vulnerable communities lead in adaptation to climate change

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Date of publication: 2012-04-11

Associated Organization: IIED

Themes: Poverty and vulnerability

Regions: Africa

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Saleemul Huq

As climate change impacts become evident around the world, many communities and countries are beginning to take actions to adapt to the adverse effects. Some of the most proactive actors are the vulnerable communities themselves, both in developed as well as developing countries. This area of adaptation has come to be termed as Community Based Adaptation (CBA) and has grown rapidly over the last few years from a few dozen communities in a few developing countries to many hundred communities in dozens of countries, including some developed countries.

 

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