Publications

You can find here a list of publication on global and regional climate change, agriculture, natural resources policies. A summary and links to each publication are provided.
Climate change is already present and it is affecting the lives of the poor the most. It is paramount that the SDG to be agreed in 2015 tackles by...
15-09-2014
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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa? distils the richest material on climate impacts and trends in Africa, and African...
15-09-2014
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Mixed cropping systems in Tanzania
This paper synthesises indigenous knowledge case studies from sub-Saharan Africa. The authors examine whether the traditional practices contribute to...
15-09-2014
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Focusing on the Southern African Development Community (SADC), this paper looks at energy-related GHG emissions; the energy sector as climate change...
15-09-2014
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This article seeks to understand how mitigation actions (MAs) are approached and conceptualised in South Africa, and then to capture the particular...
18-08-2014
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What’s in it for Africa presents key findings from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) for Africa. The report extracts Africa-specific data,...
15-08-2014
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The industrial sectors is responsible for a large share of GHG worldwide, and more so in the industrialised countries and economies in transition,...
14-08-2014
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The South African National Coastal Management Programme (NCMP) is a working document which aims to support the sustainable management of the coastal...
11-08-2014
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This article looks at the gaps in the National Climate Change Response White Paper and the approach South Africa is taking to mainstreaming climate...
11-08-2014
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Identifying, respecting, and advancing rights associated with forest resources can help ensure effective, efficient, and equitable implementation of...
04-08-2014
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Abogazi cultural dance group in Klerksdorp
This article looks at the gaps in the National Climate Change Response White Paper and the approach South Africa is taking to mainstreaming climate...
11-08-2014
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Identifying, respecting, and advancing rights associated with forest resources can help ensure effective, efficient, and equitable implementation of...
04-08-2014
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This report produced by Partners for Resilience, introduces a set of criteria, which can be used by policy makers and practitioners to better...
04-08-2014
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This report provides an analysis of the three most important factors on the energy architecture of a number of countries around the world, this has...
04-08-2014
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In recent years the increasing propensity for disasters and the failure of existing development frameworks and policies to reduce the impact of...
04-08-2014
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Energy savings contributes to energy security, green house mitigation and energy access. Several countries around the world have promoted and...
14-07-2014
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Through a case study of two municipalities in South Africa, this paper identifies the factors that enable action to be taken at the local government...
13-06-2014
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Africa needs to increase energy supplies across the continent to allow growth and well for its increasing population. As a first step to improving...
27-05-2014
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This report provides a summary of the joint meeting on available tools for the use of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for...
23-05-2014
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The impact of climate change on the different sectors of the economy has been widely recognised. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
19-05-2014
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This item assesses proposals for integration of climate change into EU energy policy since the early 2000 with a view to inform discussions on the...
06-03-2014
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This paper reviews issues around groundwater and climate change in an African context with reference to the “Groundwater and Climate in Africa”...
06-03-2014
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Sub-Saharan Africa needs to increase its energy supply drastically in order to meet its energy demand and support economic growth. Experts estimate...
03-02-2014
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This document summarises political commitments of The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) regarding energy cooperation between Africa and Europe. The...
31-01-2014
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Traditional rangeland fire management
Fire is an important feature in both cultural and ecological contexts in Africa and also contributes CO2 to the atmosphere and reduces terrestrial...
16-01-2014
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Alexandra Township Johannesburg local government water and energy
Water and energy supply are two of the most important responsibilities of municipalities in South Africa. The authors show that increased rainfall...
19-12-2013
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Most Sub-Saharan African countries have low energy coverage. Country leaders are doing deliberated efforts to put in place Country Energy Strategies...
17-12-2013
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Nearly half of the world’s population cook with low quality biomass and using simple technologies, most of them use three stone cook stoves, this is...
11-12-2013
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Carbon emissions and carbon trading for entrepreneurs
Carbon trading and emission certificates represent an economic opportunity and this article explores this market opportunity. It concludes that there...
10-12-2013
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This paper describes a method for determining national carbon budgets based on the principles of responsibility, capability, and sustainable...
10-12-2013
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