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 study adopts a bottom-up costing of adaptation actions that were identified using a case study approach. A questionnaire interview involving a sample of...
01-03-2013
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The aim of the paper is to review and analyse the TNA and NAPA processes for Malawi to identify possible synergies, strengths, gaps and opportunities and...
01-03-2013
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This is a report on a workshop that was aimed at identifying capacity constraints in African research networks limiting their effectiveness in both research...
01-03-2013
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The Afram Plains District is an important producer of Charcoal for mayor Cities in Ghana, such as Accra and Kumasi. There are no clear policies or...
16-01-2013
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To pilot the calculation of cost of adaptation strategies on different levels of the national economy in Malawi, this study was undertaken to investigate what...
10-01-2013
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This IFPRI discussion paper analyses two possible adaptation options to climate change for Sub-Saharan Africa under the SRES B2 scenario. The first scenario...
10-01-2013
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This paper provides an analysis of the process of the TNAs for adaptation under the ‘top-up round’, with a focus on the challenges and lessons learned in those...
10-01-2013
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Globalisation and economic growth has had an impact on the use of resources internationally. The use and international commercialisation of and wood products...
04-01-2013
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The provision of wood energy is considered a contributor to forest loss. Researchers agree that fuel wood consumption impacts on the health of women and...
04-01-2013
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Degradation of vegetation, soils and water along river banks
These guidelines provide a framework to identify, analyse and disseminate good practices and lessons learnt on Sustainable Land Management in Africa. It also...
20-12-2012
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Methods used by farmers to adapt to climate change in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia
04-06-2012
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Analysis of discourses and practices of flood response and adaptation to climate change in Mozambique
04-06-2012
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Adaptation strategies by livelihood diversification in the face of the most recent of recurrent droughts in the Sahel
04-06-2012
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How agroforestry techniques can help subsistence farmers reduce their vulnerability to climate change
04-06-2012
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04-06-2012
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The Sahel’s experience of adapting to changes in rainfall
04-06-2012
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Understand the linkages between adaptive capacity and social protection within agroforestry contexts
04-06-2012
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Trees inside and outside forests contribute to food security in Africa in the face of climate variability and change. They also provide environmental and...
27-10-2014
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The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate risks. Annually, the country experiences the havoc caused by tropical cyclones. As a result...
27-10-2014
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Agroforestry and livestock-keeping both have the potential to promote anthropogenic climate change resilience. Here, we discuss relevant issues in East Africa...
27-10-2014
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Adaptation has emerged as an important area of research and assessment among climate change scientists. Drawing from the literature in psychology and...
27-10-2014
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This paper presents a coherent framework for climate change adaptation programming. It begins with a discussion of some of the key issues related to the...
27-10-2014
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Adaptation Coalitions are groups of individuals/ organizations that form alliances around climate change issues in order to achieve shared desired futures that...
27-10-2014
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This brief is intended for stakeholders involved, directly or indirectly, in the production and use of firewood at household, industrial and institutional...
21-10-2014
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Highlights •In SSA, woodfuels account for 80% of energy supply. •The demand for charcoal has grown @ 3%/year against 1%/year of that for firewood. •Expected...
14-10-2014
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Benefits of agroforestry
This article provides evidence for the dual role of agroforestry in climate change mitigation and food security. In contrast to the oft promoted reforestation...
14-10-2014
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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 sets of...
14-10-2014
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