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Africa in a Changing Global Environment : Perspectives of climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in Africa.

Author: Shingirirai Savious Mutanga
Publisher: Oxford : Africa Institute of South Africa, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eMap : Atlas : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Africa is one continent severely affected by the ravaging effects of global environmental change yet it is least responsible for this. The continentís rural and urban poor are particularly vulnerable to reduced agricultural production, worsening food security, increased incidence of both flooding and drought, spreading of disease and heightening risk of conflict over scarce land and water resources. As such this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Atlas, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Map, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shingirirai Savious Mutanga
ISBN: 9780798304047 0798304049 9780798303750 0798303751
OCLC Number: 863204147
Description: 1 online resource (238 pages)

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Africa is one continent severely affected by the ravaging effects of global environmental change yet it is least responsible for this. The continentís rural and urban poor are particularly vulnerable to reduced agricultural production, worsening food security, increased incidence of both flooding and drought, spreading of disease and heightening risk of conflict over scarce land and water resources. As such this timely book consisting of chapters authored by scholars from multi-disciplinary backgrounds provides the reader a variety of contexts from which to understand the impacts of global env.

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