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This paper assesses the effects of rainfall shocks on poverty in Burkina Faso and Senegal using a computable general equilibrium model. An index quantifying effects of rainfall fluctuations shows that, due to a predicted increase in annual...

- Joshua Ajetomobi, Olusanya Ajakaiye, Adeniyi Gbadegesin

This report examines how extreme weather conditions have affected the mean and variance of the yield of 18 food crops in Nigeria over a period of 42 years (1971-2012). The analysis at the State level was reduced to five Agricultural...

- Catherine Ragasa, Yan Sun, Elizabeth Bryan, Caroline Abate, Atlaw Alemu, and Mahamadou Namori Keita

Climate change places demand on existing governance structures to reform and work more effectively than in the past. In response, greater attention to and funding for climate change adaptation - including the efforts of National Adaptation...

6 Juin, 2011 - Mathieu Ouedraogo
10 Jan, 2011 - Deressa, T. T., R. M. Hassan, and C. Ringler

The present study employed the Heckman sample selection model to analyse the two- step process of adaptation to climate change, which initially requires farmers' perception that climate is changing prior to responding to changes through...

21 Fév, 2012 -

The global focus on the threats posed by climate change has drawn attention to the fact that water...

6 Juin, 2011 - Ismaël Fofana

This study applied at the farm level in Tunisia aims at understanding the effects of climate change on agricultural productivity and income in Africa. Possible future climates are presented through different climate scenarios. The latter combines...

7 Juin, 2011 - Ismaël Fofana

This presentation discusses using climate change scenarios to determine the impact of climate change and adaptation strategies on food security and farmers' welfare.

- Sepo Hachigonta (ed.), Gerald C. Nelson (ed.), Timothy S. Thomas (ed.), and Lindiwe Majele Sibanda (ed.)

Southern African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing eight of the countries that make up southern Africa — Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa,...

- Harun Onder

The last decade has witnessed an increasing global awareness of human impact on the planet's climate and its likely consequences. However, strategic and structural complexities hinder further compliance and participation in efforts to...