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The learning curve of assessing the economics of climate change in Nepal


Which climate risk screening tool is the most appropriate for Nepal? What questions does an Investment and Financial Flow (IFF) answer? What is the difference between a vulnerability assessment and an impact assessment? How can DSSAT be applied?

How far has climate change been mainstreamed in development policy in Nepal?

Nepal, a mountainous country with a climate sensitive economy is at high risk of climate change impacts. Rising temperatures, increasingly erratic rainfall patterns and incidents of droughts have varied but significant effects on the economic development of key sectors, such as agriculture, hydropower and tourism.