Strengthening responses to climate variability in South Asia

Pakistan

Summary:

This study is one of a series of regional studies which aim to present evidence of the interactions between environmental, social, political and economic risks at the local level in South Asia. Drawing on field research and consultations with policy-makers, practitioners and academics, this case study looks at the dimensions of local resilience and the reasons for vulnerability and non-adaptation in two districts, Thatta and Badin, in Sindh province. A summary of our findings from Pakistan and three other countries (Bangladesh, India and Nepal) is available in our executive summary report.