Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) and Prioritizing Interventions for Climate Change Adaptation

Event: NABARD Consultation Meeting
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Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) and Prioritizing Interventions for Climate Change Adaptation

This presentation introduces the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Index (VCAI) developed for NABARD as a national implementation entity for implementing Adaptation Fund projects. The presentation takes the participants through the concept of vulnerability, literature related to related assessments and tools and distills necessary design elements relevent for NABARD. The presenation subsequently describes the tool developed by NABARD and the use of multi-criteria methodologies for prioritizing adaptation interventions.

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