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Increasing Resilience to Climate Change in the Agricultural Sector in the Middle East: The Cases of Jordan and Lebanon

Increasing Resilience to Climate Change in the Agricultural Sector in the Middle East: The Cases of Jordan and Lebanon
  • World Bank. March 2013
  • The objectives of this study are threefold: (1) to improve the understanding of climate change projections and impacts on rural communities and livelihoods in selected regions of Jordan and Lebanon, specifically the Jordan River Valley and Lebanon's Bekaa Valley; (2) to engage local communities, farmers, local experts, and local and national government representatives in a participatory fashion in helping craft agricultural adaptation options to climate change; and (3) to develop local and regional climate change action plans that formulate recommendations for investment strategies and strategic interventions in local agricultural systems.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Jordan, Lebanon
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Agriculture, Climate change, Livelihoods, Participation, Resilience, Rural areas, Vulnerability
  • Main target audience: Policy makers, Practitioners, Scientists
  • Main purpose: Guidance
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Recommendations
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Published in 2015