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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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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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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2,380
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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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2,739
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This review highlights the contributions of women, relative to those of men, in agroforestry and thus, in ensuring resilience to climate variability...
13-10-2014
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2,363
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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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2,733
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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...
13-10-2014
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2,599
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In this article, the importance of fodder tree species in improving milk production and as insurance for feed shortfalls in dry seasons is explored....
13-10-2014
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2,483
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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3,279
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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3,425
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This review highlights the contributions of women, relative to those of men, in agroforestry and thus, in ensuring resilience to climate variability...
13-10-2014
0
2,363
publications
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
0
2,733
publications
This research was based on the premise that although empirical data shows that climate data can help to reduce the vulnerability of African farmers...
13-10-2014
0
2,599
publications
In this article, the importance of fodder tree species in improving milk production and as insurance for feed shortfalls in dry seasons is explored....
13-10-2014
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2,483
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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3,279
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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3,425
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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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2,499
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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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2,109
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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...
20-09-2014
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6,209
Conflict, climate change and politics
This paper uses three case studies to look at the role of political analysis in analysis of climate change impacts. The case on East Africa explores...
20-09-2014
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1,806
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...
15-09-2014
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2,431
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Focusing on the Southern African Development Community (SADC), this paper looks at energy-related GHG emissions; the energy sector as climate change...
15-09-2014
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3,512
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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...
18-08-2014
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1,775
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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,...
14-08-2014
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2,147
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This article looks at the gaps in the National Climate Change Response White Paper and the approach South Africa is taking to mainstreaming climate...
11-08-2014
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2,124
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Identifying, respecting, and advancing rights associated with forest resources can help ensure effective, efficient, and equitable implementation of...
04-08-2014
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2,424
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MRV for REDD+ specifically refers to the measurement, reporting and verification of a country’s forest, including its change over time. The...
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...
04-08-2014
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2,171
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Energy savings contributes to energy security, green house mitigation and energy access. Several countries around the world have promoted and...
14-07-2014
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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...
13-06-2014
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