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Climate Change and Adaptation


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Foreword by R. K. Pachauri * A Stitch in Time: General Lessons from Specific Cases * Adapting Conservation Strategies to Climate Change in Southern Africa * Benefits and Costs of Adapting Water Planning and Management to Climate Change and Water Demand Growth in the Western Cape of South Africa * Indigenous Knowledge, Institutions and Practices for Coping with Variable Climate in the Limpopo Basin of Botswana * Community Development and Coping with Drought in Rural Sudan * Climate, Malaria and Cholera in the Lake Victoria Region: Adapting to Changing Risks * Making Economic Sense of Adaptation in Upland Cereal Production Systems in The Gambia * Past, Present and Future Adaptation by Rural Households of Northern Nigeria * Using Seasonal Weather Forecasts for Adapting Food Production to Climate Variability and Climate Change in Nigeria * Adapting Dryland and Irrigated Cereal Farming to Climate Change in Tunisia and Egypt * Adapting to Drought, Zud and Climate Change in Mongolia`s Rangelands * Evaluation of Adaptation Options for the Heihe River Basin of China * Strategies for Managing Climate Risks in the Lower Mekong River Basin: A Place-based Approach * Spillovers and Trade-offs of Adaptation in the Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed of the Philippines * Top-down, Bottom-up: Mainstreaming Adaptation in Pacific Island Townships * Adapting to Dengue Risk in the Caribbean * Adaptation to Climate Trends: Lessons from the Argentine Experience * Local Perspectives on Adaptation to Climate Change: Lessons from Mexico and Argentina * Maize and Soybean Cultivation in Southeastern South America: Adapting to Climate Change * Fishing Strategies for Managing Climate Variability and Change in the Estuarine Front of the R o de la Plata * Index

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Neil Leary is Director, Center for Environmental and Sustainability Education, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was the Science Director of the AIACC project. James Adejuwon is a professor in the Department of Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. Vicente Barros is a professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Studies, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ian Burton is Scientist Emeritus at the Meteorological Service of Canada and Emeritus Professor at the University of Toronto, Canada. Jyoti Kulkarni is a program associate at the International START Secretariat. Rodel Lasco is Philippines Coordinator, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF).


"* 'An excellent set of case studies and analysis on vulnerability to climate change in different sectors and countries in the developing world.' Saleemul Huq, Director, Climate Change Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development"

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