Vulnerability and Impacts Assessment for Adaptation Planning in Panchase Mountain Ecological Region, Nepal

Vulnerability and Impacts Assessment For Adaptation Planning In Panchase Mountain Ecological Region, Nepal

The Panchase Mountain Ecological Region (PMER) is a unique and rich ecosystem located in Nepal’s mid hill region. The report presented tools and methods of a vulnerability and impact assessment of both climatic and non-climatic changes on ecosystem services and community livelihoods in the PMER. The assessment of the impact of climate change on ecosystem services brought together top-down and bottom-up approaches to help prepare adaptation plans to ensure maintenance of the quality of ecosystem services. The results showed increasing trends in both observed and projected temperatures and the unpredictability of precipitation and extreme weather events

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