A reflection on collaborative adaptation research in Africa and Asia
Cochrane, Logan, Cundill, Georgina, Ludi, Eva, New, Mark, Nicholls, Robert, Wester, Phillipus, Cantin, Bernard, Subrammanyam Murali, Kallur, Leone, Michele, Kituyi, Evans and Landry, Marie-Eve (2017) A reflection on collaborative adaptation research in Africa and Asia Regional Environmental Change
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The reality of global climate change demands novel approaches to science that are reflective of the scales at which changes are likely to occur, and of the new forms of knowledge required to positively influence policy to support vulnerable populations. We examine some of the opportunities and challenges presented by a collaborative, transdisciplinary research project on climate change adaptation in Africa and Asia that utilised a hotspot approach. A large scale effort to develop appropriate baselines was a key challenge at the outset of the program, as was the need to develop innovative methodologies to enable researchers to work at appropriate spatial scales. Efforts to match research to the biophysical scales at which change occurs need to be aware of the mismatch that can develop between these regional scales and the governance scales at which decisions are made.
|Additional Information:||Logan Cochrane, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada email@example.com Georgina Cundill, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada firstname.lastname@example.org Eva Ludi, Overseas Development Institute, London, UK email@example.com Mark New, African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa firstname.lastname@example.org Philippus Wester, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal Philippus.Wester@icimod.org Bernard Cantin, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada email@example.com Kallur Subrammanyam Murali, International Development Research Centre, New Delhi, India firstname.lastname@example.org Michele Leone, International Development Research Centre, Nairobi, Kenya email@example.com Evans Kituyi, International Development Research Centre, Nairobi, Kenya firstname.lastname@example.org Marie-Eve Landry, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada email@example.com|
|Keywords:||Climate change; adaptation; collaborative research; hotspots|
|Organisations:||Energy & Climate Change Group|
|Date Deposited:||22 Mar 2017 02:07|
|Last Modified:||16 Apr 2017 17:04|
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