Publications

In this section you will find a diverse range of sources, including scientific publications, country reports, books, slide presentations, among others.
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This draft report provides guidance to protect health from climate change through health adaptation planning to support the integration of health adaptation...
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This paper reflects on the progress made in climate change adaptation in the city of Durban since the launch of the Municipal Climate Protection Programme in...
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This meta-synthesis of national climate change adaptation plans, policies and processes spans 12 countries at various stages of adaptation planning and...
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Climate change and its impact on water resources have become a reality in many parts of the world. Uncertainties in water supply as well as the gradual and...
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In order to address climate/environmental change successfully and sustainably, it is vital to foster collaborative relationships between national, regional and...
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This paper presents the results of a study that investigated barriers to action on climate change adaptation in eight municipalities in the Western Cape...
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The paper presents a framework for prioritizing adaptation approaches at a range of timeframes. The framework is illustrated by four case studies from...
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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 variability...
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Given the accumulating evidence of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa, there is an urgent need to develop more climate resilient maize systems. Adaptation...
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We explore the relationship between farming practice changes made by households coping with the huge demographic, economic, and ecological changes they have...
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Allsopp argues that communal rangelands need to be recognised as complex social-ecological systems and not recognizing this leads both to the vulnerability of...
11-11-2013
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This research looks at two groups of farmers at opposite ends of the agricultural spectrum who face the challenges, and need to develop the strategies...
11-11-2013
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A case study on the use of CARE’s Climate Change Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (CVCA) Methodology within the Global Water Initiative East Africa...
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The long term contribution of forests to the livelihoods of the rural poor had been long appreciated. More than half of Africa’s fast-growing population rely...
31-10-2013
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The impact of climate change on Africa is likely to be severe because of adverse direct effects, high agricultural dependence, and limited capacity to adapt.
31-10-2013
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This working paper aims to highlight the need to explore more reliable and adapted logical framework based on best practices to monitoring and evaluating...
26-10-2013
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Africa is arguably the most vulnerable region in the world to the impacts of climate change. This vulnerability, coupled with the continent’s negligible...
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This article looks at the traditional sequential cropping systems in ten sub-Saharan countries and compared 6 different management systems testing their...
02-10-2013
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We urgently need more research into the global drivers of African climate and into the detailed consequences at local levels.
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This recently published volume argues for the need to better understand the links between ecosystems, water and food production so that they can be managed in...
30-09-2013
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Renewable energy technologies for rural electrification in developing countries have been evaluated.Establishing joint technology and community engagement...
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The study is based on the fact of production rise of renewable raw materials and the resulting increase in international trade. To ensure a sustainable biomass...
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Jatropha curcas, an attractive bioenergy crop, is addressed in this study. The environmental implications associated with the production and utilisation of...
11-06-2012
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A comprehensive study of the charcoal supply chain in Tanzania done by TaTEDO, it looks at the barriers and enablers to promote the development of the charcoal...
05-06-2012
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The paper provides an overview of current and future energy consumption in North Africa, related to population growth and regional economy. Two scenarios are...
05-06-2012
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