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Tanner, Thomas and Mitchell, Tom (2007) Pro-Poor Climate Change Adaptation: A Research Agenda. IDS In Focus [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

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Abstract

About 420 million people live in chronic poverty, the majority of them from South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty reduction efforts designed to help this group are threatened by climate change, but climate change adaptation may also present developmental opportunities. A pro-poor adaptation research agenda investigates how adaptation can provide pathways out of chronic poverty by going beyond tackling the additional impacts of climate change.

Item Type: Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs
Keywords: climate change, adaptation, poverty, development
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Development Studies
Departments and Subunits > Interdisciplinary Studies > Centre for Development, Environment and Policy
Copyright Statement: Readers are encouraged to quote or reproduce material from issues of In Focus in their own publications. In return, IDS requests due acknowledgement and a copy of the publication.
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2022 10:23
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/36860
Funders: Other

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