Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change free pdf This book summarizes the evidence from different African countries about the local impacts of climate change, and how farmers are coping with current climate risks. The different contributors show how agricultural systems in developing countries are affected by climate changes and how communities prepare and adapt to these changes.

About Walter Leal Filho

Walter Leal is a Professor of Environment and Technology at MMU and at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, in Germany. Walter Leal directs the International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP) which is a leading programme on climate change education, information and communication. His research interests are on sustainable development, climate change and renewable energy. He has over 300 publications among authored/edited books, book chapters, papers published in refereed journals and/or presented at international conferences, to his credit and serves as honorary professor at the University of Blageovgrad, University of Rezekne, University of Applied Sciences Zittau-Gorlitz and is a visiting professor at various other universities. Anthony Esilaba is the Program Officer at Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Nairobi, Kenya. Anthony Esilaba has worked for many international research organizations, coordinated numerous regional projects on natural resources management, supervised very many post graduate students and has published extensively especially on soil fertility management. K.P.C. Rao is the Principal Scientist and Ethiopia Country Representative with International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). He has lived and worked in Asia and Africa for 30 years conducting research on sustainable management of soil and water resources at both farm and watershed scales, managing climate-induced production risks and improving the livelihood resilience of farming communities. Rao has a strong background in modeling agricultural systems, is the author or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and conference papers. G. Sridhar, a doctorate from University of Reading, is a scientist with International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics based in its Ethiopia office in Addis Ababa. Areas of expertise include CAT Management, strategic catastrophe risk consulting, process and IT design/reengineer for underwriting CAT risk, Portfolio Risk Management for Insurance Companies, Product Design and Consultancy.

Details Book

Author : Walter Leal Filho
Publisher : Springer International Publishing AG
Data Published : 09 December 2014
ISBN : 3319129996
EAN : 9783319129990
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 233 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Climate Change, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Developing Countries free pdfClimate Change, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Developing Countries

    This book is about climate change and its relation to agriculture and rural livelihoods. It starts by providing a basic understanding of climate change science followed by the relation of climate change to agriculture..


  • The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change free pdfThe Law of Adaptation to Climate Change

    The laws that try to reduce climate change are well known. But what about the climate change that is occurring regardless of these efforts. The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change takes a sweeping look at the current and proposed legal aspects of coping with climate change-from drought..


  • Climate Change Science and Policy free pdfClimate Change Science and Policy

    This is the most comprehensive and current reference resource on climate change available today. It features forty-nine individual chapters by some of the world's leading climate scientists. Its five sections address climate change in five dimensions: ecological impacts..


  • Climate Change  free pdfClimate Change

    The U.S. Department of Agricultures (USDA) climate change priorities for agriculture include. among other things. providing better information to farmers on future climate conditions..


  • Gap Analysis of National and Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Priorities  ... free pdfGap Analysis of National and Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Priorities ...

    African fishers and fish farmers are particularly vulnerable to disasters and climate change impacts. The objective of the study was to identify regional and national gaps and opportunities to reduce the vulnerability of the sector to impacts from climate change and increase the resilience of fisheries and aquaculture livelihoods to disasters..


  • Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change free pdfAdapting African Agriculture to Climate Change

    . This book summarizes the evidence from different African countries about the local impacts of climate change, and how farmers are coping with current climate risks. The different contributors show h