Community forestry-based climate change adaptation: a practitioner’s brief

June 2016


In 2014, the USAID Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation Facility for Asia and the Pacific (USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific) teamed up with RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests to establish a demonstration site in the Bishnupur community of Sarlahi district of Nepal, on planning, financing and implementing community forestry-based climate change adaptation (CF-CCA). This publication present a brief best practices overview of the CF-CCA framework that was developed for community driven assessment of climate change vulnerability in Bishnupur community and provides those interested in replicating the methodology with examples for understanding local financing options as well was prioritizing and designing interventions.