A new report from the RUAF Foundation and CDKN looks at the way in which urban agriculture and forestry has been integrated into climate change action plans in the Western Province, Sri Lanka. The below images take us through the journey of Western Province's adaptation plans. [more...]
Sri Lanka is severely vulnerable to climate change and its vulnerability is set to increase between 2010 and 2030 (DARA; Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 2012). It is ranked 73rd on the Human Development Index (UNDP; Human Development Index, 2014). Sri Lanka’s CO2 emissions are 0.6 tonnes per capita, while the global average is 4.9 tonnes per capita (World Bank; World Development Indicators: Energy dependency, efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions, 2010).