Participatory Scenario Development Approaches for Identifying Pro-Poor Adaptation Options: Capacity Development Manual

By Livia Bizikova, ESSA, IISD, Carol Murray, Dale S. Rothman, Samantha Boardley, Simon Mead on February 21, 2011

Participatory scenario development is a process that involves the participation of stakeholders to explore the future in a creative and policy-relevant way.

In this manual, we introduce and present major lessons learned from the application of participatory scenario-based tools within the World Bank's Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change project. We illustrate how such tools provide opportunities to increase the usability of information on climate change impacts when developing adaptation responses and explore linkages between development, projected climate change and relevant adaptation responses. The material provides a capacity-building tool to assist in applying scenario development approaches.

Publication details

Climate Change Adaptation
Measurement, Assessment, and Modelling
Scenarios of Adaptive Policy Planning with Focus on Pro-Poor Strategies
Focus area
Act Together
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank, 2011