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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Three options: introducing more camels (browsers) relative to cattle (grazers), clearing bush, and expanding deferred grazing practices were investigated as...
14-10-2014
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This project studied responses, in Kenya and Vietnam, to climate variability with respect to water scarcity, drought and floods. In both countries,...
14-10-2014
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Research is revealing a casual relationship between climatic shocks and conflict. Climate change is likely to increase the risk of conflict, although there are...
14-10-2014
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This work highlights the fact that although indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) have proven crucial for adaptation to climate variability, they are seldom...
14-10-2014
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Sub-Saharan Africa’s growing human population continues to face severe problems of food and nutrition insecurity and poverty, and Southern Africa is one of the...
14-10-2014
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Armah and co-authors look at indigenous strategies for coping with agrobiodiversity loss employed by farmers in 31 communities in northern Ghana. 87.7% of the...
13-10-2014
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This article points out an interesting finding about the vulnerability of farmers in Zimbabwe to climate variability – that it is complex and not simply...
13-10-2014
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2,391
Sketch of two pathways through which agroforestry contributes to REDD+
In Africa agroforestry has been identified a strategic option for addressing land degradation associated with agriculture and as part of the employment of the...
13-10-2014
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Long-Term Adaptation Scenarios Flagship Research Programme reports
This paper looks at the progress South Africa has made in climate change research and the implementation of adaptation measures across different sectors. A...
13-10-2014
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This new research by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research highlights areas of Africa where multiple climate change impacts will overlap, creating...
13-10-2014
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This work highlights the fact that although indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) have proven crucial for adaptation to climate variability, they are seldom...
14-10-2014
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3,448
CORAF.jpg
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growing human population continues to face severe problems of food and nutrition insecurity and poverty, and Southern Africa is one of the...
14-10-2014
0
3,782
publications
Armah and co-authors look at indigenous strategies for coping with agrobiodiversity loss employed by farmers in 31 communities in northern Ghana. 87.7% of the...
13-10-2014
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3,565
publications
This article points out an interesting finding about the vulnerability of farmers in Zimbabwe to climate variability – that it is complex and not simply...
13-10-2014
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2,391
Long-Term Adaptation Scenarios Flagship Research Programme reports
This paper looks at the progress South Africa has made in climate change research and the implementation of adaptation measures across different sectors. A...
13-10-2014
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2,751
PIK_logo.jpg
This new research by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research highlights areas of Africa where multiple climate change impacts will overlap, creating...
13-10-2014
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2,729
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This article explores how maize famers in northern Benin manage their cropping calendar in the face of limited extension services and climate related...
13-10-2014
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2,755
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This research was based on the premise that although empirical data shows that climate data can help to reduce the vulnerability of African farmers to climate...
13-10-2014
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This study looked into the influence of droughts on the home range of lions in the Amboseli national park in Kenya. The authors found that during dry spells...
13-10-2014
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Agroforestry is the integrated land use management technique which incorporates woody perennials (trees or shrubs) with non-woody agricultural crops and/or...
13-10-2014
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Identifying, respecting, and advancing rights associated with forest resources can help ensure effective, efficient, and equitable implementation of efforts to...
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 been done...
04-08-2014
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Vegetation degradation, especially the disappearance of woody vegetation and a diminished grass cover, has aroused the concern of the Maasai community (semi-...
31-07-2014
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Object of study is the insight of traditional herbalists in the landscape-ecological factors wich control the growth of the plants they use for healing their...
31-07-2014
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Energy savings contributes to energy security, green house mitigation and energy access. Several countries around the world have promoted and implemented...
14-07-2014
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Based on a review of the GLOBE Climate Legislation Studies [1 and 2] and desk-top research on climate change policies, laws and regulations from 17...
03-07-2014
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This paper describes the institutional and resource challenges and opportunities in getting different sectors in eThekwini Municipality (the local...
23-06-2014
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This news brief highlighted height top takeaways from some of the first workshops, from Glasgow to Christchurch. Twenty-one cities around the world have hosted...
23-06-2014
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Coasts and the world’s oceans are crucial to life on Earth, they support livelihoods, and are vital to the global economy in many ways. Coastal ecosystems...
19-06-2014
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The improvement of energy efficiency is considered internationally as one of the ways to ensure energy security of supply, GHG emissions and mitigate the...
13-06-2014
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