In Conversation is a series of interviews and videos of research partners working on climate change adaptation projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean, funded through IDRC’s Climate Change and Water program.
The Indus River flows through the heart of Pakistan, weaving past mountains, forest, and desert to arrive at an impressive delta. This happens to be one of the principal river basins in South Asia, and one that is vulnerable to flood events.
Abdrabo spoke with writer José Alberto Gonçalves Pereira about ARCA and the need for community-level research and engagement with local stakeholders to inform the development and implementation of adaptation plans.
Researchers have found that changes in weather patterns and the intensity of extreme weather events are causing erosion in low-lying areas, leading to flooding and damage to buildings and infrastructure along the River Plate estuary border region.