Arivudai Nambi Appadurai (Nambi) is the India Adaptation Strategy Head for the Climate Resilience Practiceand WRI India. Nambi is a climate change adaptation specialist with research and project management experience at the national and international levels. Most of his research has focused on climate risk management and adaptation in Asia and Africa. He has extensive experience using participatory approaches to support climate risk mainstreaming, as well as working with both communities and government officials on climate risk planning and up-scaling best practices. He is currently exploring ways to integrate adaptation into development processes at the national and community levels, and he is developing partnerships and strategies for WRI’s climate adaptation work in India.