Publications

In this section you will find a diverse range of sources, including scientific publications, country reports, books, slide presentations, among others.
This article reports a rapid method for rangeland assessments in Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda by harnessing pastoralists' indigenous knowledge among the Orma,...
15-05-2014
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Changing climate and weather patterns are predicted to have severe negative impacts on food production, food security and natural resources in the immediate...
14-05-2014
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2,253
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This paper describes the findings from the very first application of a new methodology to support governments and development partners that wish to mobilise...
29-04-2014
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1,519
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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) released a discussion paper that identifies climate adaptation strategies for agricultural systems,...
15-04-2014
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Le programme Changement climatique, agriculture et sécurité alimentaire a pour objectifs d'identifier et de tester des pratiques, technologies et politiques d’...
11-04-2014
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Scientific evidence for global environmental change in Africa presents a prima facia case for increased human migration and displacement. Closer scrutiny of...
11-04-2014
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2,431
The paper summarises the present urbanization and urban policy trends in Africa, its key challenges, and how some innovative urban development planning...
10-04-2014
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1,932
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Sub-Saharan African countries need to increase energy supply urgently to support economic growth and increase energy access. Experts estimate that Sub-Saharan...
09-04-2014
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1,589
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Energy access, energy security and climate change are hot topics in Africa. This presentation summarises the most important present future energy needs and...
08-04-2014
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1,965
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Reducing the impact of climate variability and change on food production and livelihoods may be achieved by using available climate information to anticipate...
07-04-2014
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2,041
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This article outlines the need and value of reliable weather, climate ant water information that would be of great importance in issuing early warnings of...
25-03-2014
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1,741
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World’s poorest countries are likely to be most affected by climate change, especially the poor and marginalized communities yet it is these poor countries...
18-03-2014
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1,724
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This report considers some of the issues that underpin the economics of addressing climate change impacts in the agricultural sector; specifically, projected...
18-03-2014
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1,783
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Global climate change has emerged as the greatest threat facing human kind today. It affects society, economy and most ecosystems. It causes poverty and human...
18-03-2014
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1,650
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Agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change. Agriculture is highly vulnerable with major implications on rural poverty...
18-03-2014
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1,620
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Climate changes, especially increased variability affect landscapes, human livelihoods and trees in many ways. Both people and trees can adapt to change but...
17-03-2014
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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” Conference held...
06-03-2014
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A variety of landcovers and agricultural activities in a South African setting
Demand on agricultural productivity during pre-industrial times was accommodated through expansion in agricultural area. Since 1955, arable land area increased...
03-03-2014
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Climate change, population growth, increasing water demand, overexploitation of natural resources and environmental degradation have significantly degraded...
03-03-2014
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1,446
Flooding river and flood risk
The authors explore the various causes of flooding, excluding coastal flooding caused by storm surges. They further explore the exposure of countries to flood...
02-03-2014
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Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) embraces a range of technologies for capture, transport, and storage of CO2 that together can be used to reduce the...
17-10-2013
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The implementation of renewable energy, energy efficiency and Carbon Capture and storage programmes can produce substantial benefits in terms of job creation,...
15-10-2013
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3,183
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The report outlines how implementation of best practices and technologies could help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the livestock sector by up to...
08-10-2013
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1,773
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The working paper examines the macroeconomic and sectoral competitiveness and carbon leakage impacts associated with a range of mitigation policy scenarios.
07-10-2013
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This new report argues for the need for greater and better engagement of stakeholders in REDD+ programs (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest...
30-09-2013
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This report summarises key issues and recommendations of a technical workshop on climate change, food security and water resources linkages. The workshop was...
20-09-2013
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2,269
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The Global Environment Facility (GEF), the World Bank and the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) released a report on progress in the implementation...
11-09-2013
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1,746
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The study finds that efforts to mitigate carbon emissions through forest conservation can increase the vulnerability of forest-dependent communities to climate...
11-09-2013
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1,768
Observational data and climate model simulations and experiments are utilized to document an abrupt shift in Pacific sea surface temperatures (SSTs) and...
11-09-2013
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1,945
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Main policy challenge facing developing countries like Kenya, as noted by various scholars and organizations is on how to formulate a regulatory and incentive...
06-09-2013
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1,917