Climate change and rural communities in the Greater Mekong Subregion: A framework for assessing vulnerability and adaptation options

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Pages: 52

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This publication was authored by Ornsaran Pomme Manuamorn, Climate Change Coordinator at the GMS Environment Operations Center (EOC). It was prepared under the technical guidance of Sumit Pokhrel, Deputy Technical Program Head, EOC.
Dr. Michael Green, Technical Program Head and Duncan McLeod, Outreach Specialist (both EOC) provided extensive technical review and inputs to the draft. Valuable comments were also provided by Naeeda Crishna Morgado, EOC, Suppakorn Chinvanno, SEA START, and Jiao Xi. Site maps were created by Nguyen Hanh Quyen, EOC.
The publication was based on technical reports produced for the regional study ‘Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Agriculture Areas in the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative Pilot Sites.’ EOC would like thank the study team members Robert Everitt, Suppakorn Chinvanno, Jiao Xi, Pham Ha Phuong, and Vichien Kerdsuk. The study was conducted and publication developed under the overall supervision of Sanath Ranawana, Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB).
EOC appreciates the technical expertise of the Southeast Asia START Regional Center, which provided the climate change projection data for the study.
EOC acknowledges the environment ministries of Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam for their active support of the regional study. In particular, the provincial of cers involved in the study from Champasak and Attapeu Provinces in Lao PDR, Kanchanaburi and Ratchaburi Provinces in Thailand, and Quang Nam Province in Viet Nam. Also to the community members who participated in the study.
Finally, EOC would like to thank the governments of Finland and Sweden, the Nordic Development Fund, and ADB for their continued co financing of the GMS Core Environment Program.

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