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[The purpose of this chapter is to make a review of literature on adaptation to climate change and forest dependent communities. This may be analyzed with reference to the following aspects, namely livelihood, vulnerability, adaptation and adaptive capacity.]
[The data required for this purpose are varied which are collected from both primary and secondary sources. Different statistical techniques are applied to analyze the data. This chapter discusses the data base and methodology used for the analysis of the data.]
[After discussing the data and methodology in Chap. 2 it is necessary to describe the basic features of the study area and socio-economic conditions of sample households. Therefore, the present chapter is aimed at describing the different agro climatic regions of West Bengal say Drought prone...
[The aim of this chapter is to present key vulnerability assessments along with measurement of socio-economic vulnerability. There are two main approaches to vulnerability assessments. One is impact-based approach and other is vulnerability-based. This chapter discusses first generation and...
[This chapter addresses climate change perception index, sea level rise index, livelihood impact and major threats of climate change among the forest dependent people in different agro-climatic regions of West Bengal.]
[The purpose of this chapter is to identify the adaptation options of the households to manage or to minimize climate risk and to determine the factors responsible for adaptation.]
[For developing countries like India, adaptation requires assisting the vulnerable population during adverse climate conditions and empowering them to cope with climate risks in the long-run for better living. This chapter summarizes the findings and a conclusion discussed in Chapters 3–6,...
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