ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Gaps and Challenges

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

The State Action Plan on Climate Change is important for adaptation policies in India. This article, however, shows signifi cant gaps and variations in vulnerability assessment methodologies used among different states, which becomes cumbersome in planning and prioritising adaptation and in measuring its success. There is a need to provide guidelines and do vulnerability assessments using standard procedure across various regions and sectors for effi cient adaptation planning.

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