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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...

- Michael Waithaka (ed), Gerald C. Nelson (ed), Timothy S. Thomas(ed), Miriam Kyotalimye (ed)

The second of three books in IFPRI's climate change in Africa series, East African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 10 of the countries that make up east and central Africa -...

- 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...

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To maintain an ever-increasing population level, much stress is exerted on the production of food crops. However, as at date, very little is known about how climate change is influencing the production of food crops in Mauritius, an...

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The report published by Climate and Development Knowledge Network shows ten key messages on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaption for Africa regions and the implications. In addition, it introduces...

6 Juin, 2011 - Alex de Pinto

This presentation discusses different methodological tools to address climate change mitigation.

23 Juin, 2010 - Gbetibouo, G. A., R. M. Hassan, and C. Ringler

This paper examines climate adaptation strategies of farmers in the Limpopo Basin of South Africa. Survey results show that while many farmers noticed long-term changes in temperature and precipitation, most could not take remedial action. Lack...

- Kevin A Baumert, Tim Herzog, Jonathan Pershing

Obtaining relevant and reliable data is the first step in addressing any environmental problem, with...

- Mounir Belloumi

Climate change has been a significant issue since the end of the 20th century, and impacts a variety of economic sectors, primarily agriculture. The negative impacts of climate change on agricultural production are important because agriculture...

- Mounir Belloumi

This paper investigates the effect of climate variables (precipitation and temperature) on food security indicators from 1961-2011 for 10 Eastern and Southern African countries by estimating fixed effects models. Food security is approximated by...