This report on Emerging Climate Change Adaptation Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region was compiled by Brian Harding on behalf of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN). Sincere thanks to the APAN nodes, Institute for Global Environmental studies (IGES) and all the chapter contributors for their invaluable contribution to the report.
The chapter authors include Mr. Brian Harding (consultant) (chapters 1 and 11); Mr. Raman Mehta and Mr. Sanjay Vashist of the Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) (chapter 2); Dr. Rico Ancog and Dr. Mariliza V. Ticsay of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) (chapter 3); Dr. SVRK Prabhakar of the Institute for Global Environmental studies (IGES) (chapter 4); Ms. Priyanka Dissanayake of the Global Water Partnership South Asia (GWP–SAS) (chapter 5); Dr. Netatua Pelesikoti, Mr. Peniamina Levai and Mr. Espen Ronneberg of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) (chapter 6); Ms. Nailya Mustaeva and Mr. Rustam Arstanov of the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) (chapter 7); Prof. Wanglin Yan of the Research Centre for Climate Change Adaptation at Keio University (RCCCA) (chapter 8); Mr. Anmol Jain (consultant), Dr. Dhrupad Choudhury and Ms. Neera Shrestha Pradhan of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
(ICIMOD) (chapter 9); and Ms. Catherine B. Diomampo of Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) (chapter 10).
This report would not have been possible without the generous support of the Ministry of theEnvironment, Japan.