Scaling up local adaptation measures through climate-responsive decentralization processes

This publication explores how climate change adaptation can be integrated into decentralized governance processes to address root causes of vulnerability in Asia and the Pacific. The publication discusses how decentralized governance provides opportunities to improve delivery of public goods and services needed for resilience building and give poor and vulnerable people a voice in identifying and implementing adaptation measures. It suggests how the Community Resilience Partnership Program could help ensure that decentralization builds resilience at the local level.