Adaptation Policies in the Coastal Zones of the Indian Ocean Region
Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies
While mitigation and adaptation are equally important strategies for meeting the climate change challenge, the focus of this paper is on adaptation for coastal zones. This paper provides a brief overview of adaptation and coastal zone management in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asian region, surveying the relevant challenges and obstacles, available opportunities, and effective strategies. It concludes by providing policy recommendations.
© 2010 The Henry L. Stimson Center
Poh Poh Wong