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Cover for Effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural practices in Tehuledere district, north-eastern Ethiopia.

This study sought to understand the effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural (CSA) practices used by smallholder farmers in Tehuledere District, north-eastern Ethiopia, using empirical data collected over 3 months in 2016. Both qualitative and quantitative data were collected from...

Author(s)
Wassie, A. S.; Pauline, N. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for Allium crops.

The genus Allium includes approximately 750-800 species of geophytes with bulbs or rhizomes. Many Allium species were domesticated millennia ago as important foods, and today >20 species, characterized by onion-garlic-like flavor due to cysteine sulfoxides, are consumed worldwide as condiments,...

Author(s)
Rabinowitch, H. D.; Goldstein, R. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
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Cover for Living and responding to climate variability and change among coffee and banana farmers in the highlands of Moshi rural district, Tanzania.

The study aimed at exploring perceived impacts of climate variability on coffee and banana farming and community responses in the highlands of Moshi Rural District. A socio-economic survey employing qualitative and quantitative research approaches was used. Data were collected using questionnaires, ...

Author(s)
Temba, P. L.; Pauline, N. M.; Ndaki, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change impacts and adaptation in agricultural water management in the Philippines.

Climate change is now a reality and is expected to have profound impacts on agricultural production systems, thus threatening food security. Local observational evidence of changing climate based on available historical weather data-sets is presented for selected locations in the Philippines. In...

Author(s)
Lansigan, F. P.; Cruz, A. C. dela
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptation strategies to address the climate change impacts in three major river basins in India.

The agriculture sector is highly vulnerable to climate change in many parts of the world. There is an increasing concern among farmers, researchers and policy makers about the potential impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods. Researchers are using several climate change models...

Author(s)
Kakumanu, K. R.; Kuppannan Palanisami; Aggarwal, P. K.; Ranganathan, C. R.; Nagothu, U. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and cotton production in modern farming systems.

This review aims to: (1) summarize the impacts and challenges that climate change will have on cotton (focusing on Gossypium hirsutum) production in different regions across the world; (2) compile and summarize climate change impacts on cotton growth and production; (3) document research and...

Author(s)
Bange, M. P.; Baker, J. T.; Bauer, P. J.; Broughton, K. J.; Constable, G. A.; Luo, Q.; Oosterhuis, D. M.; Osanai, Y.; Payton, P.; Tissue, D. T.; Reddy, K. R.; Singh, B. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648903)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analytical framework and methodologies for analysing farm-level vulnerability.

A comprehensive and well-thought-out framework of analysis is a pre-requisite in analysing pathways in improving resilience to climate change. This chapter discusses the analytical framework that includes macro data analysis, modelling, social analysis, etc., with an inclusive Q2 approach. All...

Author(s)
Singh, N. P.; Byjesh, K.; Bantilan, C.; Rao, V. U. M.; Nedumaran, S.; Venkateswarulu, B.; Niranjan, F.; Jayatilaka, W.; Deb, U. K.; Ha, P. Q.; Suddhiyam, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and food security in Asia and Africa: agricultural futures.

This chapter presents the regional level (Asia and Africa) projected impacts of climate change on yield, production, prices, net trade of major crops and food security through to 2050. It also presents the modelling framework that integrates the economic, crop and climate models to assess the...

Author(s)
Nedumaran, S.; Jyosthnaa, P.; Singh, N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy options towards climate resilience: agent-based assessment of farm households in West Africa.

This chapter will present the impacts of farm-level adaptation strategies on farm household income and food security under the changing climate in Northern region of Ghana using a bio-economic modelling approach. The modeling approach captures the heterogeneity of important resources of farm...

Author(s)
Wossen, T.; Nedumaran, S.; Berger, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter

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