in: Walter Leal Filho, Innovation in Climate Change Adaptation, Cham: Springer International Publishing, 87-98
Climate change adaptation (CCA) has emerged as a new paradigm of development politics. As adaptation has turned out to be less tangible than mitigation, controversies about the meaning and implementation have come up.
This paper is based on empirical research in The Gambia analyzing how CCA is mainstreamed into development strategies.
There is much political activism noticeable for translating the international idea of CCA to the local re