Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change: Transforming by Walter Leal Filho, Anthony O. Esilaba, Karuturi P.C. Rao,

By Walter Leal Filho, Anthony O. Esilaba, Karuturi P.C. Rao, Gummadi Sridhar

This ebook summarizes the proof from diversified African international locations concerning the neighborhood affects of weather switch, and the way farmers are dealing with present weather dangers. the various members exhibit how agricultural structures in constructing international locations are laid low with weather alterations and the way groups organize and adapt to those adjustments.

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (2009) Guidelines for donor support to CAADP process at a Country-Level. c/o Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. (BMZ) Dahlmannstraße 4, 53113 Bonn, Germany Hanmer L, Naschold F (2000) Attaining the international development targets: will growth be enough? Dev Policy Rev 18(1):11–36 IFPRI (2010) Strategies for adapting to climate change in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. IFPRI discussion paper 01013 July 2010 Kanwar S (2000) Does the dog wage the tail or the tail the dog?

3). Application of Scientific-Based Evidence in Adaptation Planning Process One of the objectives of this study was to examine the extent to which scientificbased evidence of climate change impacts have been applied in adaptation planning. To do this, the study scrutinized two key policy documents that guide adaptation planning in the country, namely the National Climate Change Response Strategy (NCCRS) and National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP), for any use of scientific information in their formulation.

It is estimated that the Eastern regions of Africa will experience reduced average rainfall (although some areas may experience increased average rainfall) exposing agriculture to drought stress and a rise in temperature. The situation will be worsened by the interaction of multiple stresses factors occurring at various levels, which will negatively impact agricultural productivity. K. O. M. M. K. com S. Koala International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), PO Box 823-00621, Nairobi, Kenya © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 W.

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