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Cover for Adaptation strategies to climate change to sustain food security.

This chapter concentrates on the impact of climatic change on food and water issues. An overview of global issues and trends will be followed by a more in-depth analysis of field-scale impact and adaptation strategies for the seven basins (Mekong, Rhine, Sacramento, Syr Darya, Volta, Walawe and...

Author(s)
Droogers, P.; Dam, J. van; Hoogeveen, J.; Loeve, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food demand and production: a global and regional perspective.

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted to assess global impacts on food demand and security under climatic change and autonomous adaptation. The core of the study is an integrated modelling framework that allows assessment of food trade, food demand and food production, the latter...

Author(s)
Strzepek, K.; McCluskey, A.; Hoogeveen, J.; Dam, J. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptation to climate change: a research agenda for the future.

This chapter provides a summary of the experiences encountered during the implementation of the Adaptation Methodology for River Basins (AMR) and includes some key findings that should be addressed in new regional adaptation studies. Also included are suggestions and issues to be addressed as based ...

Author(s)
Aerts, J.; Droogers, P.; Werners, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptation for regional water management.

This chapter provides an extensive overview of planning for adaptation for water managers, with a special focus on climate change. Although some references have been provided, adaptation strategies are still in their early stages in comparison with other climate change related issues, such as...

Author(s)
Aerts, J.; Droogers, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Increasing climate variability in the Rhine Basin: business as usual?

This paper discusses climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the water resources, food security and environmental preservation of the Rhine Basin (shared by Germany, the Netherlands and France). The adaptation strategies n the Rhine Basin are arranged in 3 categories: (1) land...

Author(s)
Klein, H.; Douben, K. J.; Deursen, W. van; Steveninck, E. de R. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Will we produce sufficient food under climate change? Mekong Basin (South-east Asia).

This paper discusses the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the water resources, food production and environmental preservation of the Mekong Basin (shared by China (Yunnan Province), Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam).

Author(s)
Chu Thai Hoanh; Guttman, H.; Droogers, P.; Aerts, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Can we maintain food production without losing hydropower? The Volta Basin (West Africa).

This paper discusses the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the hydrology, human health, environmental management, food security and energy resources in the Volta Basin (Ghana).

Author(s)
Andah, W.; Giesen, N. van de; Huber-Lee, A.; Biney, C. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Will there be sufficient water under internal and external changes? Walawe Basin (Sri Lanka).

This paper discusses the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the water resources, food security and environmental preservation of the Walawe Basin in Sri Lanka.

Author(s)
Jayatillake, H. M.; Droogers, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change in contrasting river basins: adaptation strategies for water, food and environment.

This book, which contains 13 separately authored chapters, has been developed from the ADAPT Project, focusing on the development of regional adaptation strategies to climate change and climate variability for water, food and the environment in river basins across the world. Chapter 1 describes a...

Author(s)
Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Droogers, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating downscaling methods for preparing global circulation model (GCM) data for hydrological impact modelling.

This paper introduces four downscaling techniques and one spatial downscaling technique (kriging) used in the ADAPT project. Statistical methods 1 and 2 are simple methods that correct future projections based on annual and monthly averages, respectively. Method 3 adds to method 2 a correction...

Author(s)
Bouwer, L. M.; Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Coterlet, G. M. van de; Giesen, N. van de; Gieske, A.; Mannaerts, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
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