ILO approach to Climate Change adaptation.
Climate Change is global phenomenon. Its social and economical impact is being felt particularly on workers, on employment and income, on working conditions, on child labor. The need for adaptation to climate change is widely recognized in the world. However it is less clear which adaptation needs to prioritize. From a development and social justice perspective, a key requirement is to put people first.. The most vulnerable section of the society should be preferred. This means focusing on the social dimension of climate change. It means assessing the impacts of climate change on livelihoods and the incomes of workers and enterprises. Secondly, comes the planning of adaptation measures in ways that maximize employment and development opportunities, at the same time as reducing the vulnerability of people to losing their jobs and incomes. The present publication explores the social and labor market dimensions of adaptation. It will help policy makers and planners develop a people-centred adaptation measures based on holistic approach. Integration of the social and employment dimensions should be put into plans for climate change adaptation.
|Location||Araria, Arwal, Aurangabad, Banka, Begusarai, Bhagalpur, Bhojpur, Buxar, Darbhanga, East Champaran, Gaya, Gopalganj, Jamui, Jehanabad, Kaimur, Katihar, Khagaria, Kishanganj, Lakhisarai, Madhepura, Madhubani, Monghyr, Muzaffarpur, Nalanda, Nawada, Patna, Purnea, Rohtas, Saharsa, Samastipur, Saran, Sheohar, Shiekhpura, Sitamarhi, Siwan, Supaul, Vaishali, West Champaran,|
|Theme||resilient villages, resilient livelihoods, resilient basic services, resilient critical infrastructure, resilient cities, miscellaneous,|
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