Goal and Objectives

Goal

To improve our understanding of the impact of climate change and associated changes in the cryospheric and cryo-hydrologic regime to support development of better strategies for adaptation by research institutions, governments, and civil society organizations and, thereby, support strategic thinking and interventions leading to enhanced community resilience in the Indus Basin. 

Objectives

  • To improve understanding on past and future climate trends and variability.
  • To improve understanding of the impact of climate change and associated changes in the cryosphere, cryo-hydrological regime.
  • To improve understanding of the Impact of hydrological change on agriculture and socio economic conditions of downstream vulnerable sectors 
  • To support development of better strategies for gender sensitive policies and adaptation options 
  • To support strategic thinking and interventions leading to enhanced community resilience in the Indus river basin.