Climate adaptation , local institutions , and rural livelihoods : A comparative study of herder communities in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia , China

  title={Climate adaptation , local institutions , and rural livelihoods : A comparative study of herder communities in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia , China},
  author={Jun Wang and Daniel G. Brown and Arun B. Agrawal},
Climate variability has been evident on the Mongolian plateau in recent decades. Livelihood adaptation to climate variability is important for local sustainable development. This paper applies an analytical framework focused on adaptation, institutions, and livelihoods to study climate adaptation in the Mongolian grasslands. A household survey was designed and implemented in each of three broad vegetation types in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia. The analytical results show that livelihood… CONTINUE READING
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