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Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa: New Boundaries for Development

Edited By: Steffan Bauer and Imme Scholz


Hardback | Apr 2010 | #185981 | ISBN-13: 9781849711630
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This volume identifies the new socioeconomic and political boundaries to development that result from ongoing climate change in Southern Africa. The collected papers explore the region's potential for a transition to development strategies that combine meaningful socioeconomic investment and adaptation measures while also improving livelihoods in the region.


New Boundaries for Development? Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa

Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa: What Role for the United Nations?

Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Water Supply: Challenges in a Developing Country Context

South African Water Governance between Administrative and Hydrological Boundaries

Does South Africa's Legal and Policy Framework on Water Management Offer the Flexibility for Adaptation to Climate Change?

Household and Policy Adaptations to Climate Change and Desertification: Rural and Urban Perspectives from Malawi

Framing Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation in the Development Context: Reducing Climate Risks or Supporting Sustainable Development in Lesotho?

Highlighting the Importance of Integrating Adaptation into Development Strategies: The Southern African Perspective

Flood Disasters, Humanitarian Crisis and Intervention in the Context of Climate Change in the Zambezi River Basin

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Steffen Bauer is a Senior Researcher in the Department for Environmental Policy and Management of Natural Resources at the German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany. Imme Scholz is Deputy Director of the German Development Institute in Bonn, Germany, and Head of its Department for Environmental Policy and Management of Natural Resources.

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