Terms of Reference (TOR) For Economic Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Tourism in Nepal

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Practical Action is an International Development organization established in 1966 with the objective of reducing poverty through wider use of appropriate technologies in developing countries. With the Head Office in the UK, Practical Action works through its Country and Regional Offices in Bangladesh, Nepal, Kenya, Sudan, Zimbabwe and Peru. Practical Action is working in Nepal since 1979.

Practical Action is implementing Climate Proofing Growth and Development (CPGD) project in Nepal. The project is part of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded Action on Climate Today (ACT) programme, combining the Climate Proofing Growth and Development (CPGD), which works in partnership with the governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan and the Climate Change Innovation Programme (CCIP) working in India. The programme helps these countries to integrate climate change into policies, plans and budgets. It also aims to contribute to these countries’ capacity to attract and leverage climate change investment.

Date of expiry14th Oct
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The overall objective of the initiative is to assess the economic impact of climate change on tourism sector and identify potential options through which private sector can invest on climate change resilience. The specific objectives are;
a) Assess the current costs of current variability and extremes to tourism in Nepal based on the current and historical evidence,
b) Estimate the costs of climate change to tourism for mid-term based on current plans and
tourism outlook,
c) Estimate economic costs of climate change in tourism sector for longer term using scenario based impact assessment approach,
d) Identify options to address the identified impacts in a, b and c.

 

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TOR - Economic Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Tourism in Nepal

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