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Adaptation & Livelihood Resilience


Program Locations: Nepal
Project Duration: March 2006–September 2009
Project Lead: Ajaya Dixit, ISET-Nepal


This project researched climate change projections for and impacts on South Asia. Research was focused on overviews of climate modeling in Nepal in order to identify knowledge gaps and areas of uncertainty. There was a focus on building adaptive strategies and avoiding maladaptive strategies in the face of uncertainty. 

Professional Staff involved

Laura Seraydarian, Research Associate

Sarah Opitz-Stapleton, Senior Associate Scientist and Principal of Staplets Consulting

Ajaya Dixit, ISET-Nepal

Dipak Gyawali, Chair, Nepal Water Conservation Foundation

Marcus Moench, President

Shashikant Chopde, Senior Research Associate

Sonam Bennett-Vasseux, Grants Manager

The materials below are outputs from this project. All materials can also be viewed under the main menu item "RESOURCES".


This project was funded by and in partnership with:


International Development Research Centre (IDRC)



International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)