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Focuses on the development of regional adaptation strategies for water, food and the environment in river basins across the world. A generic methodology is presented and applied to seven case studies in contrasting geographical areas of the world.
Adaptation for Regional Water Management, J Aerts and P Droogers; Evaluating Downscaling Methods for Preparing Global Circulation Model (GCM) Data for Hydrological Impact Modelling, L M Bouwer, J Aerts, G M van de Coterlet, Free University, The Netherlands, N van de Giesen, Bonn University, Germany, and A Gieske and C Mannaerts, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, The Netherlands; Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change to Sustain Food Security, P Droogers, J van Dam, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, J Hoogeveen, FAO, Italy, and R Loeve, Future Water, The Netherlands; Water for the Environment: Exploring Adaptations to Climate Change in River Basins, R Lasage, Free University, The Netherlands, and J Aerts; How Much Water will be Available for Irrigation in the Future? The Syr Darya Basin (Central Asia), O S Savoskul, and E V Chevnina, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia; Maintaining Sustainable Agriculture Under Climate Change. Zayandeh Rud Basin (Iran), S Morid, A R Massah, M Agha Alikhani and K Mohammadi, Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran; Increasing Climate Variability in the Rhine Basin: Business as Usual?, H Klein and K J Douben, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands, W van Deursen, Carthago Consultancy, The Netherlands, and E de Ruyter van Steveninck, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands; Will We Produce Sufficient Food Under Climate Change? Mekong Basin (South East Asia), C T Hoanh, International Water Management Institute. Sri Lanka, H Guttman, Mekong River Commission Secretariat, Combodia, P Droogers and J Aerts; Can We Maintain Food Production Without Losing Hydropower? The Volta Basin (West Africa), W Andah, Water Research Institute, Ghana, N van de Glesen, A Huber-Lee, Stockholm Environment Institute, USA, and C A Biney, Water Research Institute, Ghana; Will There be Sufficient Water Under Internal and External Changes? Walawe Basin, Sri Lanka, H M Jayatillake, Irrigation Department, Sri Lanka, and P Droogers; How Can We Sustain Agriculture and Ecosystems? The Sacramento Basin (California, USA), A Huber-Lee, D Yates, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, D Purkey, Natural Heritage Institute, USA, W Yu, Stockholm Environment Institute, USA, C Young, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, and B Runkle, Stockholm Environment Institute, USA; Food Demand and Production: A Global and Regional Perspective, K Strzepek and A McCluskey, University of Colorado, USA, J Hoogeveen, and J van Dam; Adaptation to Climate Change: A Research Agenda for the Future, J Aerts, P Droogers, and S Werners, Climate Change and Biosphere Research Centre, The Netherlands; Index