Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation: Food Security and Livelihoods – A Case Study of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu
Location: Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra
The goals of this project are to assess the impact of climate change on food security and livelihoods in the 2030s, 2050s, and 2080s; to develop vulnerability assessments for food crops based on identified indicators and a vulnerability map for selected food crops, and to develop adaptation strategies for the selected regions. It is funded by UNDP- GEF – Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India and studied in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) established in 1988 is a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M S Swaminathan, agriculture scientist with proceeds from the First World Food Prize that he received in 1987.