Nepal’s Climate Change Policies and Plans: Local Communities’ Perspective – January 2011


Ranked as the fourth most vulnerable country, the government of Nepal has adopted the approach of community-based policies to respond to climate change. This document reviews the country’s legal framework and the local communities’ rights related to climate change. In particular, it looks at key aspects and gaps of the three extant policies – the National Adaptation Programme of Action, the Local Adaptation Plan of Action and the REDD Preparedness Plan.