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Bridging research and policy processes for climate change adaptation

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dc.contributor.author Naess, Lars Otto
dc.contributor.author Polack, Emily
dc.contributor.author Chinsinga, Blessings
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-15T16:08:36Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-15T16:08:36Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/46828
dc.description.abstract This article addresses the link between research on adaptation to climate change and the related policy environment in which it operates. Drawing on recent case studies under the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) programme, we show how unpacking of policy processes through analysis of narratives, actors and politics can help shed light on important policy challenges for adaptation. The case studies reveal competing views on adaptation problems and strategies as well as their associated actors and political interests. They also identify spaces that could provide opportunities for policy engagement and influence, and ways of bridging research-policy gaps to support adaptation. We argue that such analyses are critical in order to provide greater coherence between evidence from adaptation research and emerging government policies and strategies on climate change in developing countries. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, GB en
dc.subject CLIMATE CHANGE en
dc.subject ADAPTATION TO CHANGE en
dc.subject RESEARCH RESULTS en
dc.subject POLICY MAKING en
dc.title Bridging research and policy processes for climate change adaptation en
dc.type Journal Article (peer-reviewed) en
idrc.project.number 105602
idrc.project.componentnumber 105602001
idrc.project.title Linking African Researchers with Adaptation Policy Spaces en
idrc.copyright.holder The Authors. IDS Bulletin
idrc.copyright.holder Institute of Development Studies
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idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
idrc.noaccess Due to copyright restrictions the full text of this research output is not available in the IDRC Digital Library or by request from the IDRC Library. / Compte tenu des restrictions relatives au droit d'auteur, le texte intégral de cet extrant de recherche n'est pas accessible dans la Bibliothèque numérique du CRDI, et il n'est pas possible d'en faire la demande à la Bibliothéque du CRDI. en


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