Resources

Titre Description
- Susan Minnemeyer, With contributions from Tyson Walker, Jean-Gael Collomb, Linda Cotton, and Dirk Bryant

In the absence of detailed information on forest condition, Global Forest Watch is identifying large tracts of forest unfragmented by roads to provide a coarse-scale picture of where areas that are relatively undisturbed by commercial-scale...

- F. BAGAMBA, B. BASHAASHA, L. CLAESSENS and J. ANTLE

The debate on whether climate change will impact on peoples’ livelihoods and, hence, the need to act is essentially over and has instead shifted to the development of strategies needed by different regions and countries to adapt to climate...

- Fafo Institute for Applied International Studies (Fafo AIS), Oslo, and l’École nationale d’économie appliquée (ENEA), Dakar

Compared to some neighboring countries, Senegal has a relatively low child mobility rate. Yet, concern has been raised about girls who work as domestic servants and boys who leave to study the Koran within informal structures. This report...

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This summary provides an overview of the report on Climate Change, Disaster Risk, and the  Urban Poor: Cities Building Resilience for a Changing World. It is part of a broader effort under the Mayors’ Task Force on Climate Change,...

- Francis M. Mwaura and Geofrey Okoboi

In this paper, the relationship between climate variation and crop output in Uganda for the period 1981 to 2008 is examined. The time-varying ARCH model of the crop production function is used to estimate the relationships. Analysis of the...

- Syud Amer Ahmed, Noah S. Diffenbaugh, Thomas W. Hertel, David B. Lobell, Navin Ramankutty, Ana R. Rios, and Pedram Rowhani

Climate volatility could change in the future, with important implications for agricultural productivity. For Tanzania, where food production and prices are sensitive to climate, changes in climate volatility could have severe implications for...

1 Avr, 2009 - Syud A Ahmed, Noah S Diffenbaugh, and Thomas W Hertel

Extreme climate events could influence poverty by affecting agricultural productivity and raising prices of staple foods that are important to poor households in developing countries. With the frequency and intensity of extreme climate events...

- D. Nabikolo, B. Bashaasha, M.N. Mangheni and J.G.M. Majaliwa

Adaptation is considered an appropriate response to climate change and variability, especially for the smallholder farmers. However, the response decisions and actions of male and female farmers may be influenced by various factor and factor...

10 Jan, 2009 - Deressa, T. T., R. M. Hassan, C. Ringler, T. Alemu, and M. Yesuf

This study identifies the major methods used by farmers to adapt to climate change in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia, the factors that affect their choice of method, and the barriers to adaptation. The methods identified include use of different crop...

- Jean-Francois Maystadt, Olivier Ecker, Athur Mabiso

Climate change leads to more frequent and more intense droughts in Somalia. In a global context, weather shocks have been found to perpetuate poverty and fuel civil conflict. By relating regional and temporal variations in violent conflict...