Vulnerability and Adaptation Assesment

Assignment name: Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment of Nepal
Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ 46,640)
Country: Nepal
Location within country
Duration of assignment (months): 8
Name of client: Second National Communication, Ministry of Environment
Total no of staff-months of the assignment: 17
Address: Kathmandu, Nepal
No of professional staff-months provided by associated consultants: 17
Start date (month/year) 16th September, 2011
Completion date: 15th May, 2012
Name of associate consultants, if any
Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University
Name of senior professional staff of this firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) -  Mr. Bal Krishna Prasai worked as a Team-Leader
Narrative description of Project:
The main objective of the task is to prepare a detailed and representative description of the climate change vulnerability, impact and adaptation assessment in an endeavour to prepare Second National Communication. It consists of a thorough study of current and projected impact and consequent vulnerabilities of socio-economic status of Nepal while putting forward suitable adaptation action plans such that Nepal can climate proof its social, economic and environmental infrastructures towards climate resilient Nepal.