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Experiences of climate change adaptation in Africa

Author: Walter Leal Filho
Publisher: Heidelberg ; New York : Springer Verlag, ©2011.
Series: Climate change management (Springer (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is widely acknowledged that, in addition to global and regional efforts to cope with climate change by means of mitigation measures, adaptation initiatives can and perhaps should play a key role  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Leal Filho
ISBN: 9783642223143 3642223141
OCLC Number: 740624481
Description: ix, 315 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents note continued: 7. Carbon Changes Following the Establishment of Exclosure on Communal Grazing Lands in the Semi-Arid Lowlands of Tigray, Ethiopia / Mitiku Haile --
8. Coastal Forest Buffer Zones and Shoreline Change in Zanzibar, Tanzania: Practical Measures for Climate Adaptation? / Taimi Sitari --
9. Conflicting Policies: Institutional Approaches Towards Decentralisation and Promoting Climate Change Resilience in Kenya / Paul Othim Ongugo --
10. Climate Shocks, Perceptions and Coping Options in Semi-Arid Kenya / Meshack Mallo --
11. Drought Monitoring in Food-Insecure Areas of Ethiopia by Using Satellite Technologies / Shawndra Hill --
12.A Swot Analysis of Mitigation of Climate Change Through REDD / Tumaini G. Mahuve --
13. Environmental Mainstreaming in Development Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study from Kenya / Emmanuel Kwesi Boon --
14.Net Primary Productivity Response to Climate Change in the Mount Kenya Ecosystem / Wamocho Leonard. Contents note continued: 15. Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change by Developing Promising Strategies Using Analogue Locations in Eastern and Southern Africa: Introducing the Calesa Project / Franziska Mannke --
16. The Unitar Climate Change Programme: Innovative Adaptation Initiatives in Africa / Sharon Oseku --
17.A Grassroots Initiative to Disseminate Solar Energy Technologies in Ethiopia: Implications to Climate Change Education / Aklilu Dalelo --
18. Integrating Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge Systems for Climate Change Adaptation in Zambia / George Kasali.
Series Title: Climate change management (Springer (Firm))
Responsibility: Walter Leal Filho, editor.
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