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Africa in a changing global environment : perspectives of climate change adaption and mitigation strategies in Africa

Author: Shingirirai Savious Mutanga; Thokozani Simelane; Nedson Pophiwa; Africa Institute of South Africa.
Publisher: Pretoria : Africa Institute of South Africa, 2013. ©2013
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shingirirai Savious Mutanga; Thokozani Simelane; Nedson Pophiwa; Africa Institute of South Africa.
ISBN: 9780798303750 0798303751
OCLC Number: 862221237
Description: xiii, 219 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction / Shingirirai Savious Mutanga and Nedson Pophiwa --
Chapter 2. Climate change and water degradation: challenges for sustaining human security in the Lake Chad Basin / Nicasius Achu Check --
Chapter 3. Rainfall variability and crop production: the maze climate change brought to rain-fed agriculture / Edmore Kori --
Chapter 4. Maize innovation for climate change adaptation: evidence from rural Nigeria / Justice Akpene Tambo --
Chapter 5. Application of traditional knowledge in predicting and adapting to climate: indicators of change and coping strategies for rural communities in the central rift valley of Ethiopia / Yoseph Melka, Habtemariam Kassa and Ute Schmiedel --
Chapter 6. Climate change adaption through sound land use planning: while the world ticks, Ethiopia lags / Tendayi Gondo --
Chapter 7. Embracing the green economy: concepts and concerns / Martin Kaggwa and Muchaiteyi Togo --
Chapter 8. The implications of a transition to a green economy in the African context / Muchaiteyi Togo and Martin Kaggwa --
Chapter 9. Exploring the challenges and opportunities for low carbon climate resilient development in Africa / Shakespear Mudombi --
Chapter 10. Cities as green economy drivers: making a case for green cities in South Africa / Shingirirai Savious Mutanga, Nedson Pophiwa and Thokozani Simelane --
Chapter 11. The development and diffusion of biofuels as an adaptation strategy in Zimbabwe / Chipo Nyamweno --
Chapter 12. Defining parameters for sustainable hydropower generation in light of climate change: a case study of Zambia's Kafue Flats / Shingirirai Savious Mutanga and Nomasonto Magano --
Chapter 13. Conclusion / Shingirirai Savious Mutanga, Nedson Pophiwa and Thokozani Simelane.
Responsibility: Shingirirai Savious Mutanga, Thokozani Simelane, Nedson Pophiwa (eds).
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