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Leadership for Environment and Development Pakistan
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This is the first study of its kind on Loss and Damage and the global debate around it from Pakistan bringing in field data from the country. Taking an interesting analytical route- through a novel application of the Contingent Valuation Method - the suggestions and recommendations that emerge not only have consequences for Pakistan, they contribute to the global knowledge on Loss and Damage in a unique fashion.
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Adaptation can be driven by national-level policies and strategies, but it also needs to be tailored to local needs and conditions, and that means mainstreaming adaptation in local government planning and policies. The benefits are clear: local officials have the best view of conditions on the ground, and local-level processes can more easily engage vulnerable populations. However, there are major obstacles to addressing climate needs at the local level.