Climate change vulnerability, adaptation and risk perceptions at farm level in Punjab, Pakistan


General Information:

Author: Abid, M. et al.

Year of publication: 2016

Available languages: English

Details of Assessment:

Type of assessment: Comprehensive impact and risk assessment

Format of assessment: Scientific article

Estimated costs for conducting: No information

Estimated duration of assessment: No information

To be carried out by whom: Scientists/researchers

Institutional scale of use: Local/community

Details: Farm level

Assesment to be used by which target audience: State level decision makers

Output: Report


Coverage & Methodology:

Region of origin: Europe, Asia

Developed by which sector: Science

Applied in practice: Yes

Geographic coverage in analysis: Asia

Potential geographic coverage: Location specific data is needed as input; census data is needed for the sampling process

Sectors covered: Agriculture, Biodiversity

Details: Farming

Method used: Other (see details)

Description of methodology: Conducting survey on risk perception, literature analysis on relevant findings of the survey

Risk framework used: AR5

Risk components incorporated: All

Hazards and impacts considered in the assessment: Extreme temperatures, Loss of biodiversity

Source of required data: Primary (data has to be generated)

Details: Survey data at farm level

Temporal scale: Current

Participatory elements: Partly

Details: Survey

Consideration of interconnectedness and -dependencies of risks: Partly

Details: Depends on perception of survey participants

Adressing uncertainty: No

Scope of assessment: identification of adaptation options;

Relevance for losses and damages:

Economic/Non-Economic losses incorporated: Both

Applicability for entire risk spectrum (from extreme weather events to slow onset processes): Partly

Details: Depends on participants' perception


Recommendations for Adaptation measures included in Climate Risk Assessment: Yes

Applied by whom: Abid, M. et al.

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