Climate resilient green growth strategies for Himachal Pradesh: towards an inclusive development agenda

Climate change and resulting climate variability will have an impact on natural resources in Himachal Pradesh. Given that the State’s developmental activities are dependent on natural resources, for developing a climate-resilient green growth strategy, it becomes important to understand as to what will be the impact of climate variability on the soil and water parameters. In addition, for considering inclusive development aspects, it becomes relevant to understand developmental activities considering socio-economic aspects and perceptions of communities. This report synthesizes the key analytical components for understanding aspects to inform decision making for: Climate Vulnerability; Soil and Water; Power Generation; and Sector-Wise Opportunities, This document presents an assessment that aims to inform the State Government the considerations for a climate resilient green growth development.