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  1. The Earthscan Reader on Adaptation to Climate Change

    Edited by E. Lisa F. Schipper, Ian Burton

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Climate change is now upon us. While mitigation is essential to reduce the future severity of climate change, it will take time and some effects will inevitably continue for centuries. Consequently, more attention is now being directed to adaptation as a means of reducing losses. As the importance...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Taming the Anarchy

    Groundwater Governance in South Asia

    By Tushaar Shah

    In 1947, British India-the part of South Asia that is today's India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh-emerged from the colonial era with the world's largest centrally managed canal irrigation infrastructure. However, as vividly illustrated by Tushaar Shah, the orderly irrigation economy that saved millions...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Climate Change and Vulnerability

    Edited by Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, Juan Pulhin

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    ?Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.? Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme ?...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change and Adaptation

    Edited by Neil Leary, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Jyoti Kulkarni, Rodel Lasco

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    ?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Emergence of Land Markets in Africa

    "Impacts on Poverty, Equity, and Efficiency"

    Edited by Stein T Holden, Keijiro Otsuka, Frank M Place

    This book is the first systematic attempt to address emerging land markets and their implications for poverty, equity, and efficiency across a number of African countries. The high incidence of poverty and the need for increased agricultural productivity remain acute in rural areas of sub-Saharan...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Innovation Africa

    Enriching Farmers' Livelihoods

    Edited by Pascal Sanginga, Ann Waters-Bayer, Susan Kaaria, Jemimah Njuki, Chesha Wettasinha

    Agricultural research, extension and education can contribute greatly to enhancing agricultural production in a sustainable way and to reducing poverty in the developing world, but achievements have generally fallen short of expectations in Africa. In recent years, growing economic and demographic...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge