Building Resilience to Climate Change in South Caucasus by Nicolas Ahouissoussi,James E. Neumann,Jitendra P. Srivastava

By Nicolas Ahouissoussi,James E. Neumann,Jitendra P. Srivastava

This ebook illustrates the area Banks dedication to aid international locations to reply to the possibilities and demanding situations posed via weather swap. Undertaken in collaborative partnership with coverage makers, farmers, civil society, and different stakeholders in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, it offers a far wanted reaction to the decision for motion by means of quantifying the influence and opting for key priorities for rules, courses, and investments to lessen the vulnerability of agricultural platforms to weather swap within the South Caucasus.

The learn responds to the pressing desire for weather edition, as highlighted on this planet Banks flip Down the warmth record. significantly, the South Caucasus is already contending with expanding aridity and extra widespread severe climate occasions (e.g. serious droughts, floods and hailstorms). It provides functional options for a extra weather clever agriculture, on the nearby, nationwide and agro-ecological quarter point in every one kingdom. The techniques provided during this e-book are a compilation of the result of the 3 nationwide experiences, and spotlight the necessity and capability for local collaborative motion to extend merits, whereas additionally carrying on with to stress the necessity for an efficient reaction on the nationwide point. The nationwide point effects are supported by means of kingdom experiences, which supply extra details.

This paintings is yet a major starting. to accomplish the objectives of weather resilience within the agriculture zone, extra paintings is required to translate the proposals into fact. The research demonstrates that investments in irrigation infrastructure and on-farm applied sciences have nice strength to elevate agricultural productiveness and enhance the weather resilience of the sphere. Demand-side agricultural water administration can have excessive temporary payoffs, and those temporary payoffs are complementary to the luck of lengthy- time period irrigation, drainage and different infrastructure investments. Strengthening the catastrophe hazard administration techniques (beyond agricultural measures) also are had to support mitigate family dangers from severe occasions, in particular for the poorest, who're the main vulnerable.

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