978-620-2-67354-9

DISTRICT BASED CLIMATE CHANGE ASSESSMENT AND ADAPTATION MEASURE

District based climate change assessment and adaptation measure for agriculture – A case study in Vietnam

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Summary:

The Mekong Delta region in the south of Vietnam is home to one fifth of the national population and has population densities that are amongst the highest in the country. Therefore, effective climate change adaptation measures are required to enhance the physical and economic climate resilience of the region, and in particular to protect poor and rural households. It also has a general applicability approach to different sectors in the whole country. This research developed of a user-friendly visualization methodology in GIS based to display climate change vulnerability that is widely applicable to different sectors in the whole country area. A systematic analysis of vulnerability in the agricultural sector in CaMau was made as a case study. GIS was used to display the spatial distribution of the vulnerability of the agricultural sector. The study also focused on the development of potential adaptation measures of climate change in CaMau, technical and institutional recommendations for successful implementation of climate change adaptation measures.

Author:

Ngo Tho Hung

Biographie:

Ngo Tho Hung has been working as a lecture/researcher and consultant in Climate Change, Environmental Science & Management and Infrastructure Engineering for more than 20 years. His main qualifications include climate change, mitigation and adaptation measurement, low carbon development, sustainable development.

Number of Pages:

52

Book language:

English

Published On:

2020-07-02

ISBN:

978-620-2-67354-9

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Climate change, Mekong Delta, assessment, Adaptation measure

Product category:

SCIENCE / Ecology