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Da Silva, J., Kernaghan, S., & Luque, A. (2012). A systems approach to meeting the challenges of urban climate change. International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, 4(2), 125–145. doi:10.1080/19463138.2012.718279

Kernaghan, S., & da Silva, J. (2014). Initiating and sustaining action: Experiences building resilience to climate change in Asian cities. Urban Climate, 7(0), 47–63. doi:

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Bahadur, A., & Tanner, T. (2014). Policy climates and climate policies: Analysing the politics of building urban climate change resilience. Urban Climate, 7(0), 20–32. doi:

Bahadur, A., & Tanner, T. (2014). Transformational resilience thinking: putting people, power and politics at the heart of urban climate resilience. Environment and Urbanization, 26 (1), 200–214. doi:10.1177/0956247814522154

Béné, C., Cannon, T., Gupte, J., Mehta, L., & Tanner, T. (2014) Exploring the Potential and Limits of the Resilience Agenda in Rapidly Urbanising Contexts (IDS Evidence Report 63). Brighton: Institute of Development Studies.

Béné, C., Newsham, A., Davies, M., Ulrichs, M., & Godfrey-Wood, R. (2014). Review Article: Resilience, Poverty and Development. Journal of International Development, 26(5), 598–623. doi:10.1002/jid.2992

Béné, C., Wood, R. G., Newsham, A., & Davies, M. (2012). Resilience: New Utopia or New Tyranny? Reflection about the Potentials and Limits of the Concept of Resilience in Relation to Vulnerability Reduction Programmes. IDS Working Papers, 2012(405), 1–61. doi:10.1111/j.2040-0209.2012.00405.x

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Dodman, D., Brown, D., Francis, K., Hardoy, J., Johnson, C., & Satterthwaite, D. (2013). Understanding the nature and scale of urban risk in low-and middle-income countries and its implications for humanitarian preparedness, planning and response. London: International Institute for Environment and Development.

Satterthwaite, D., & Dodman, D. (2013). Towards resilience and transformation for cities within a finite planet. Environment and Urbanization , 25 (2 ), 291–298. doi:10.1177/0956247813501421

Sharma, D., Singh, R., & Singh, R. (2013). Urban climate resilience: A review of the methodologies adopted under the ACCCRN initiative in Indian cities (Asian Cities Climate Resilience Working Paper Series 5). London: International Institute for Environment and Development.

International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Merrey, D. J., Drechsel, P., de Vries, F. W. T. P., & Sally, H. (2005). Integrating “livelihoods” into integrated water resources management: taking the integration paradigm to its logical next step for developing countries. Regional Environmental Change, 5(4), 197–204. doi:10.1007/s10113-004-0088-5


Khan, F. (2014). Adaptation vs. development: basic services for building resilience. Development in Practice, 24(4), 559–578. doi:10.1080/09614524.2014.908823

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

Carmin, J., Dodman, D., & Chu, E. (2013). Urban climate adaptation and leadership: From conceptual understanding to practical action (OECD Regional Development Working Papers 2013/26).  OECD Publishing.

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Bahadur, A., & Tanner, T. (2014). Transformational resilience thinking: putting people, power and politics at the heart of urban climate resilience. Environment and Urbanization , 26 (1 ), 200–214. doi:10.1177/0956247814522154

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Sharma, D., Singh, R., & Singh, R. (2014). Building urban climate resilience: learning from the ACCCRN experience in India. International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, 1–21. doi:10.1080/19463138.2014.937720

World Bank

World Bank. (2007). World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.


Anguelovski, I., Chu, E., & Carmin, J. (2014). Variations in approaches to urban climate adaptation: Experiences and experimentation from the global South. Global Environmental Change, 27(0), 156–167. doi:

Archer, D., Almansi, F., DiGregorio, M., Roberts, D., Sharma, D., & Syam, D. (2014). Moving towards inclusive urban adaptation: approaches to integrating community-based adaptation to climate change at city and national scale. Climate and Development, 1–12. doi:10.1080/17565529.2014.918868

Birkmann, J., Garschagen, M., & Setiadi, N. (2014). New challenges for adaptive urban governance in highly dynamic environments: Revisiting planning systems and tools for adaptive and strategic planning. Urban Climate, 7(0), 115–133. doi:

Brown, K. (2014). Global environmental change I: A social turn for resilience? . Progress in Human Geography , 38 (1 ), 107–117. doi:10.1177/0309132513498837

Calder, I. R. (2005). Blue revolution: Integrated land and water resource management. London: Earthscan.

Dixit, A. (2003). Floods and Vulnerability: Need to Rethink Flood Management. In M. M. Mirza, A. Dixit, & A. Nishat (Eds.), Flood Problem and Management in South Asia SE  - 8 (pp. 155–179). Springer Netherlands. doi:10.1007/978-94-017-0137-2_8

Djalante, R., Holley, C., Thomalla, F., & Carnegie, M. (2013). Pathways for adaptive and integrated disaster resilience. Natural Hazards, 69(3), 2105–2135. doi:10.1007/s11069-013-0797-5

Eriksson, M. G., Gordon, L. J., & Kuylenstierna, J. (2014). Cross-sectoral Approaches Help Build Water Resilience – Reflections. Aquatic Procedia, 2(0), 42–47. doi:

Haque, A. N., Dodman, D., & Hossain, M. M. (2014). Individual, communal and institutional responses to climate change by low-income households in Khulna, Bangladesh. Environment and Urbanization , 26 (1 ), 112–129. Retrieved from

Hutanuwatr, K., Bolin, B., & Pijawka, D. (2012). Vulnerability and Disaster in Thailand: Scale, Power, and Collaboration in Post-tsunami Recovery. In K. Pfeifer & N. Pfeifer (Eds.), Forces of Nature and Cultural Responses SE  - 5 (pp. 69–92). Springer Netherlands. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-5000-5_5

Molle, F., Wester, P., & Hirsch, P. (2010). River basin closure: Processes, implications and responses. Agricultural Water Management, 97(4), 569–577. doi:

Mollinga, P. P., Meinzen-Dick, R. S., & Merrey, D. J. (2007). Politics, Plurality and Problemsheds: A Strategic Approach for Reform of Agricultural Water Resources Management. Development Policy Review, 25(6), 699–719. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7679.2007.00393.x

Mukherji, A., & Shah, T. (2005). Groundwater socio-ecology and governance: a review of institutions and policies in selected countries. Hydrogeology Journal, 13(1), 328–345. doi:10.1007/s10040-005-0434-9

Ordóñez, C., & Duinker, P. N. (2014). Assessing the vulnerability of urban forests to climate change. Environmental Reviews, 1–11. doi:10.1139/er-2013-0078

O’Sullivan, T. L., Corneil, W., Kuziemsky, C. E., & Toal-Sullivan, D. (2014). Use of the Structured Interview Matrix to Enhance Community Resilience Through Collaboration and Inclusive Engagement. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, n/a–n/a. doi:10.1002/sres.2250

Prashar, S., Shaw, R., & Takeuchi, Y. (2012). Assessing the resilience of Delhi to climate-related disasters: a comprehensive approach. Natural Hazards, 64(2), 1609–1624. doi:10.1007/s11069-012-0320-4

Warner, J. F. (2006). More Sustainable Participation? Multi-Stakeholder Platforms for Integrated Catchment Management. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 22(1), 15–35. doi:10.1080/07900620500404992

Wolfe, S., & Brooks, D. B. (2003). Water scarcity: An alternative view and its implications for policy and capacity building. Natural Resources Forum, 27(2), 99–107. doi:10.1111/1477-8947.00045