Evaluating climate change and development



Evaluating climate change and development

Rob D. van den Berg, Osvaldo Feinstein, editors

(World Bank series on evaluation and development, v. 8)

Transaction Publishers, c2009

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Includes bibliographical references and index



Climate change has become one of the most important global issues of our time, with far-reaching natural, socio-economic, and political effects. To address climate change and development issues from the perspective of evaluation, an international conference was held in Alexandria, Egypt. This book distills the essence of that timely conference, building on the experiences of more than 400 reports and studies presented.Developing countries may be particularly vulnerable to the expected onslaught of higher temperatures, rising sea levels, changing waterfall patterns, and increasing natural disasters. All societies will have to reduce their vulnerability to these changes, and this book describes how vulnerabilities may be addressed in a systematic manner so that governments and local communities may better understand what is happening. Different approaches are also discussed, including the use of human security as a criterion for evaluation as well as ways to deal with risk and uncertainty. Evaluating Climate Change and Development presents a rich variety of methods to assess adaptation through monitoring and evaluation.The volume deals with climate change, development, and evaluation; challenges and lessons learned from evaluations; mitigation of climate change; adaptation to climate change; vulnerability, risks and climate change; and presents a concluding chapter on the road ahead. Collectively the authors offer a set of approaches and techniques for the monitoring and evaluation of climate change.


ForewordMonique BarbutIntroductionThe Dual Challenges of Climate Change and DevelopmentRob D. van den Berg and Osvaldo FeinsteinPart I: Climate Change, Development, and Evaluation(Rob D. van den Berg and Osvaldo Feinstein, editors)1. Food, Feed, Fuel, and Climate Change: Challenges, Threats, and Possible ActionsIsmail Serageldin2. Evaluating Climate Change and DevelopmentRobert Picciotto3. Climate Change, Development, and Evaluation: Can Flexibility Mechanisms Promote Sustainable Development?Joyeeta GuptaPart II: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Evaluations(Rob D. van den Berg and Osvaldo Feinstein, editors)4. Challenges for the Evaluation CommunityOsvaldo Feinstein5. Early Lessons from Analysis of the AFD/FFEM Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency PortfolioAlain Ries, Koulm Dubus, and Jean David Naudet6. Evaluation Techniques for Disaster Assistance Projects: Toward Multi-Disciplinary ApproachesClaudine Voyadzis and Bastiaan de Laat7. Using Impact Evaluation to Increase the Efficacy of Climate Change InterventionsHoward White8. Challenges for Evaluating Adaptation to Climate Change within the Context of AfricaFatima DentonPart III: Mitigation of Climate Change(John Soussan and Juha Uitto, editors)9. The Mitigation of Climate ChangeJohn Soussan10. Overview of Climate Change Mitigation Evaluations: What Do We Know?Siv Tokle and Juha I. Uitto11. Contributing to Global Benefi ts or Supporting Local Sustainable Development: Evidence from a Global Evaluation of UNDP's ProgramHoward M. Stewart, Juha I. Uitto, and Michael P. Wells12. Macroeconomic and Sectoral Impacts of Climate Change Mitigation in ThailandGovinda R. Timilsina13. Measuring the Impact of Chinese Provincial CDM Centers for Local Market DevelopmentMiriam Schroeder14. The Impact of BACIP Energy-Efficient Products on Domestic Fuel Savings in Northern PakistanNahida Khudadad and Qayum Ali ShahPart IV: Adaptation to Climate Change(Osvaldo Feinstein, editor)15. Monitoring and Evaluation of Adaptation to Climate Change InterventionsOsvaldo Feinstein16. Evaluation of Adaptation to Climate Change from a Development PerspectiveMerylyn McKenzie Hedger, Lisa Horrocks, Tom Mitchell, Jennifer Leavy, and Martin Greeley17. Lessons on M&E from GEF Climate Change Adaptation ProjectsIvan Dario Valencia18. A Framework for Evaluating Adaptation to Climate Change: Evaluating Climate Change and DevelopmentJennifer Frankel-Reed, Nick Brooks, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, and Bo Lim19. Climate Change and Adaptation Accounting for Flood Hazard in BangladeshMonirul Qader MirzaPart V: Vulnerability, Risks, and Climate Change(Nancy MacPherson and Fatima Denton, editors)20. Vulnerability, Risks, and Climate ChangeNancy MacPherson21. Using Monitoring and Evaluation to Strengthen Climate Adaptive CapacityNathalie Beaulieu, Fatima Denton, Victor Orindi, Simon Carter, and Simon Anderson22. Making Adaptation Work for the Vulnerable: An Approach for Assessing Community-Based InterventionsBalgis Osman-Elasha, Erika Spanger-Siegfried, Bill Dougherty, and Nagmeldin Goutbi23. Vulnerability Assessment as a Tool to Build Resilience among the Coastal Community of MauritiusKheswar Beehary Panray, Guruprakash Noyensing, and Krisna Muni Reddi24. Lessons Learned from Participatory Vulnerability Assessments in NepalRam Chandra Khanal25. Evaluation of Adaptation to Climate Change and Climate Risk ScreeningSreeja Nair, Thomas Tanner, and Suruchi BhadwalPart VI: The Road Ahead26. The Future of Evaluating Climate Change and DevelopmentRob D. van den Berg and Margaret A. SpearmanContributorsIndex

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