Publications

You can find here a list of publication on global and regional climate change, agriculture, natural resources policies. A summary and links to each publication are provided.
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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...
14-10-2014
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Planning for low emission development efforts require commitments from multiple parties and the process towards developing the strategies should...
14-10-2014
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South Africa needs to find the right balance between development and commitments to climate change mitigation. The coal industry contributes...
14-10-2014
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3,909
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An understanding of the drivers of implementation of climate-adaptive action by smallholder farmers is important for increasing adaptive capacity....
14-10-2014
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3,116
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...
14-10-2014
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4,612
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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...
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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This work explores the vulnerability of smallholder Malagasy farmers to agricultural risks, their coping strategies and provides recommendations on...
14-10-2014
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2,586
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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...
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...
14-10-2014
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3,452
DRC smallholder farming and erosion gully
An understanding of the drivers of implementation of climate-adaptive action by smallholder farmers is important for increasing adaptive capacity....
14-10-2014
0
3,116
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...
14-10-2014
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4,612
publications
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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2,592
publications
This work explores the vulnerability of smallholder Malagasy farmers to agricultural risks, their coping strategies and provides recommendations on...
14-10-2014
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2,586
logo_exconferenceflyer.png
Research is revealing a casual relationship between climatic shocks and conflict. Climate change is likely to increase the risk of conflict, although...
14-10-2014
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2,543
publications
This work highlights the fact that although indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) have proven crucial for adaptation to climate variability, they are...
14-10-2014
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3,452
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This research highlights the role government policies can have in determining how resilient or vulnerable a country becomes to drought and climate...
14-10-2014
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4,149
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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...
14-10-2014
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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...
13-10-2014
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2,393
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...
13-10-2014
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2,757
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...
14-10-2014
0
4,612
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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...
14-10-2014
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3,318
Firewood
Beginning on the premise that woodfuel use in sub-Saharan Africa is unlikely to be replaced by cleaner fuels in the next twenty years, this paper...
13-10-2014
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3,311
The authors of this paper note that although agroforestry is accepted as an efficient means of carbon sequestration, the lack of rigorous scientific...
13-10-2014
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This revised manual provides guidance on conducting Participatory Monitoring, Evaluation, Reflection and Learning in community-based adaptation (CBA...
21-09-2014
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2,517
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The Adaptation Learning Programme of Care in Ghana worked with two District Assemblies Northern Ghana to develop a model for integrating community...
21-09-2014
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Biogas programme in Rwanda, SNV 2013.
The case presented in Rwanda is the National Domestic Biogas Programme (NDBP) developed by the Ministry of Infrastructure and SNV. SNV and NDBP...
20-09-2014
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2,554
SNV Country guidelines for REDD+
These guidelines provide a framework to support a country-led safeguards approach (CSA). The CSA guidelines aim to assist countries in determining...
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...
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...
17-09-2014
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2,510