Journal Article


Entrenchment or Enhancement: Could Climate Change Adaptation Help Reduce Chronic Poverty

Published on 1 September 2008

This article is based on a working paper for the Chronic Poverty Research Centre (Tanner and Mitchell 2008). We would like to express our sincere thanks to Moushumi Chaudhury for preparing initial inputs for this paper and to Armando Barrientos and colleagues at CPRC for comments and feedback.

How to tackle climate change impacts in the context of sustainable development and poverty reduction is becoming a major and pressing convern in many parts of the world. Having moved from the realms of environmental debate to major development fora, climate change was billed in the recent UK Development White Paper as the biggest threat facing the world (DFID 2006)

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Tanner, T., and Mitchell, T.
IDS Bulletin, volume 39, issue 4


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