Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change governance, Climate change, Water in climate change, Climate Change Adaptation
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- DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2011This report summarises current knowledge of the anticipated impacts of climate change on water availability for agriculture. It examines the implications for local and national food security and the methods and approaches for assessing climate change impacts on water and agriculture.Document
Role of policy and institutions in local adaptation to climate change: case studies on responses to too much and too little water in the Hindu Kush HimalayasInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012The Hindu Kush Himalayan region is predicted to be severely affected and socially vulnerable to climate change. This study delves into how political processes hinder or promote the adoption of sustainable and equitable adaptation strategies to water-related stress and hazards in the context of climate change in India, Pakistan, Nepal and China.Document2011This white paper presents the South African government’s vision for an effective climate change response and the long-term transition to a climate-resilient and lower-carbon economy and society.Document
Climate change adaptation in a developing country context: the case of urban water supply in Cape TownIngenta, 2010This article focuses on the processes impeding and facilitating adaptation to climate change within the urban water sector in the city of Cape Town, South Africa. The case study explores water management at the city scale, highlighting how actors currently respond to water stress and the challenges they face in integrating climate change information into water management.Document
Climate change adaptation strategies in the Mekong and Orange-Senqu basins: what determines the state-of-play?Science Direct, 2010This paper explores the varying degrees of progress towards climate change adaptation action along trans-boundary river basins with the help of regime effectiveness theory.Document
Policy misfits, climate change and cross-scale vulnerability in coastal Africa: how development projects undermine resilienceScience Direct, 2010Coastal social ecological systems in eastern Africa are subject to a range of environmental, social and economic changes, and the impacts of climate change are likely to further exacerbate their vulnerabilities. This paper presents an analysis based on local perceptions of recent changes at four sites in coastal Tanzania and Mozambique.