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Climate Change Adaptation and International Development Making Development Cooperation More Effective

Edited By: Ryo Fujikura and Masato Kawanishi
373 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
Climate Change Adaptation and International Development
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Climate change impacts upon the world's poorest most heavily. It is therefore essential that international development initiatives focus on improving the ability of developing countries to adapt to the effects of climate change. This book, a product of research by the JICA-RI (Research Institute of the Japan International Cooperation Agency), examines climate change adaptation from the perspective of development cooperation in order to provide useful lessons for those engaged in research, policy and practice in this vital area.

In this book, the editors have brought together a wide range of case studies from across Africa and Asia, covering urban and rural areas and different sectors including water, agriculture and disaster management, in order to examine the following: high-resolution climate change projection in Asia and how this can be used in planning appropriate adaptation responses; in-depth case studies of climate change projections, social, economic and environmental impact and vulnerability assessment and adaptation in rural Thailand and urban Philippines; cases across Africa for which climate data is less readily available and alternative approaches need to be adopted; the current situation amongst international donors; and, emerging issues caused by climate change.

In the introductory section, the editors draw together the full implications from the case studies to discuss how international communities can support adaptation in developing countries and to give an assessment of bilateral projects. They reflect on the lessons learned and offer recommendations for future research and international development cooperation.


Preface List of Contributors Table of Contents ## 1. Introduction # # 1.1#Background and Objective of the Book 1.2#Outline of the Book 1.3#Lessons Learned 1.4#Conclusion 2. Cases of Climate Change Adaptation in Asia 2.1.#Climate Change Projection in Some Asian Countries Commentary on Chapter 2.1 2.2#Impacts of Climate Change to Asian Coastal Areas: The Case of Metro Manila Commentary on Chapter 2.2 ### 2.3#Linking policy processes and stakeholder agency to coastal change-A case study from Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand ##### 3. Cases of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa # 3.1#The Use of Climate Science in Agricultural Adaptation in Africa 3.2#Integrating Climate Change Information into Development and Disaster Management Planning: Lessons from Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia 3.3#Understanding the Dynamic Nature of Vulnerability to Support Climate Adaptation and Development: the Case of the Lesotho Highlands 3.4#Complex Multiple Stressors and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Case of a Rural South African Community 3.5#Communities and Climate: Building Local Capacity for Adaptation 3.6#Community-Based Solutions to the Climate Crisis in Ethiopia# 3.7 Adaptation to Climate Change: Lessons from North African Cases # 3.8#Climate Change Adaptation and Water in Kenya: Governing for Resilience Commentary on Chapter 3 ## 4. International Cooperation and Emerging Issues 4.1. The International Architecture for Climate Change Adaptation Assistance 4.2. Assessment of Bilateral Projects from a View Point of Adaptation 4.3. Emerging Issues: Forced Migration by Climate Change

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Ryo Fujikura is a Professor at Hosei University, Japan and visiting researcher at JICA-RI. He received his B.A. (1978) and M.Sc. (1980) from the University of Tokyo, and Doctor of Natural Science (1982) from Innsbruck University, Austria. Masato Kawanishi is a Senior Advisor on Climate Change at JICA. He received an M.B.A. (1993) from Boston University and M.Sc. (2004) from Imperial College London
Edited By: Ryo Fujikura and Masato Kawanishi
373 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
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'Adaptation to climate change is nothing straightforward or simple, but it is necessary. This book offers food for thought for how development cooperation can most effectively do its part to put poor countries on the track toward sustainable development in a changing climate.' Lisa Schipper, Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute, Thailand
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