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 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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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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The authors of this paper note that although agroforestry is accepted as an efficient means of carbon sequestration, the lack of rigorous scientific procedures...
13-10-2014
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Cooking Stoves in Zambia
SNV Zambia’s conducted some pilot projects to train cookstove producers with a different approach, and assess the acceptability of an improved stove before...
20-09-2014
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This report provides an overview of the current state of play in the debate over a carbon tax in South Africa. It builds on technical work that has been done...
20-09-2014
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This report presents a series of tables that analyse the potential impact of a changed climate on the most common pests and diseases afflicting 16 important...
20-09-2014
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This report presents the current situation of Mali where relatively abundant water resources are concentrated along the Niger and Senegal Rivers, and in the...
20-09-2014
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The transport sector is an important contributor of GHG emissions worldwide, at the same time it is vital for economic development. In South Africa it...
17-09-2014
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The authors of this paper note that although agroforestry is accepted as an efficient means of carbon sequestration, the lack of rigorous scientific procedures...
13-10-2014
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2,268
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This report presents a series of tables that analyse the potential impact of a changed climate on the most common pests and diseases afflicting 16 important...
20-09-2014
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1,749
USAID logo.jpg
This report presents the current situation of Mali where relatively abundant water resources are concentrated along the Niger and Senegal Rivers, and in the...
20-09-2014
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4,878
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The transport sector is an important contributor of GHG emissions worldwide, at the same time it is vital for economic development. In South Africa it...
17-09-2014
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1,776
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 experiences in...
15-09-2014
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Rural communities in Africa typically rely on rain-fed agriculture and employ a suite of natural indictors to forecast rainfall. In this study Kijazi and co-...
15-09-2014
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Charm protecting field in DRC
An understanding of the drivers of implementation of climate-adaptive action by smallholder farmers is important for increasing adaptive capacity. Using...
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 the...
15-09-2014
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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, trends and...
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, the...
14-08-2014
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Tunisia is one of the few developing countries to have developed a proactive policy for the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency already in the...
13-06-2014
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Tunisia is one of the few developing countries to have developed a proactive policy for the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency already in the...
13-06-2014
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This paper presents recent findings on how agroforestry as a sustainable practice helps to achieve both mitigation and adaptation objectives while remaining...
13-06-2014
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With an estimated population of 1.1 million, Maputo is the most densely populated city in Mozambique. The city is sharply divided into two areas: ’the cement...
04-06-2014
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What opportunities and challenges does climate compatible development present in the context of rapidly growing cities across the African continent, where two...
28-05-2014
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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 access, most...
27-05-2014
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Anju Sharma introduces three new briefing notes produced by ecbi and CDKN on issues of concern to Least Developed Countries in the international climate change...
20-05-2014
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Ensuring that policy-makers are able to respond to the medium- and long-term implications of climate change is important in promoting climate-resilient...
20-05-2014
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This report analyses the current status of the agriculture, land-use and land-use change sectors under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...
17-05-2014
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The report presents an approach on how agriculture and forests are intrinsically linked because the expansion of the former is traditionally at the expense of...
17-05-2014
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