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Understanding climate change adaptation : lessons from community-based approaches

Author: Jonathan Ensor; Rachel Berger
Publisher: Warwickshire, UK : Practical Action Pub., ©2009.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Ensor; Rachel Berger
ISBN: 9781853396830 1853396834
OCLC Number: 277204155
Description: viii, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: understanding community-based adaptation --
Abstract --
The development challenge --
The international context --
Climate predictions: understanding uncertainty --
Vulnerability and adaptation --
Adaptive capacity and resilience --
Knowledge, vulnerability and adaptation: a coherent approach --
Culture, communities and adaptation practice --
Structure of the book --
Erosion and flooding in northern Bangladesh --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Community-based adaptation in the northern charlands --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Changing seasons and flash flooding in the foothills of the Nepal Himalaya --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Community-based adaptation in the middle hill region of Nepal (Chitwan District) --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Desert and floodplain adaptation in Pakistan --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Community-based adaptation in rural Pakistan --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Increasing paddy salinity in coastal Sri Lanka --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Community-based adaptation in coastal communities --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Increasing drought in arid and semi-arid Kenya --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Community-based adaptation in arid and semi-arid areas --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Multiple pressures on pastoralism in semi-arid Niger --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Community-based adaptation among the Tamasheq --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Declining water resources in Sudan's Red Sea coastal belt --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Adapting to drought in Arba'at --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Extreme weather in the Peruvian high Andes --
Abstract --
Introduction --
Community-based adaptation in Andean Peru --
Lessons and challenges --
Conclusion --
Conclusion: community-based adaptation in practice --
Abstract --
The elements of adaptation --
Scaling up community-based adaptation.
Responsibility: Jonathan Ensor and Rachel Berger.
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