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Cover for Case Study Zanzibar: Climate change and tourism in Zanzibar: interrogating impacts and interventions.

This chapter examines the climate change and non-climate stressors impacting upon almost every economic sector in Zanzibar, including tourism. Various climate- and tourism-related policy interventions introduced in Zanzibar are also reviewed.

Author(s)
Said, T.; Muzaini, H.; Duim, R. van der
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crisis and conflict in agriculture.

This volume sets out to explore the dialectic relating agriculture, crisis and conflict, and attempts to expand the knowledge on these interactions. Part 1 of the volume (chapters 1-6) discusses thematic issues and methodological approaches to understanding the intersection of agriculture, crisis...

Author(s)
Zurayk, R.; Woertz, E.; Bahn, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and coping strategies for sustainable food production among small-scale farmers in Nigeria.

This chapter discusses the meaning of climate change, capacity building, sustainable agricultural development and the implications for sustainable food production. Furthermore, the causes of climate change (both human (anthropogenic) and natural causes) are addressed, along with the impact of...

Author(s)
Ayanda, I. F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The challenges of climate change on the livelihood and sustainable development of selected coastal communities in Nigeria's Niger Delta (1990-2015).

The study presented in this chapter examined and assessed the challenges of climate change and its impact on seven selected coastal communities in Nigeria's Niger Delta region. The study proposed that there is no strong relationship between adverse climate change and sustainable development in the...

Author(s)
Etekpe, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowering smallholder farmers with profitable and sustainable farming using conservation agriculture: the case of East Africa.

This chapter presents the case for empowering smallholder farmers in East Africa (EA) to increase and sustain agricultural productivity, developing the resilience of agricultural systems to adverse weather events and climate change, and simultaneously to combat degradation of the natural resources...

Author(s)
Mkomwa, S.; Lugandu, S.; Kuria, P.; Mutai, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urbanization, climate change and malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter explores the factors leading to urban migration in Sub-Saharan Africa, the impact of climate on the behaviour of malaria vectors (Anopheles spp.) in Africa, and the effects of climate change, urbanization, urban agriculture, and human settlement, activities and lifestyle on vector...

Author(s)
Kweka, E. J.; Mazigo, H. D.; Himeidan, Y. E.; Morona, D.; Munga, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'I will continue to fight them': local knowledge, everyday resistance and adaptation to climate change in semi-arid Tanzania.

This chapter argues that the tensions also represent a bigger challenge, namely that while studies of local knowledge (LK) and adaptation have been good at bringing out what can potentially be achieved by integration of local knowledge, there has been less focus and attention in the adaptation...

Author(s)
Naess, L. O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contemplating climate change at local government: on-the-ground politics of adaptation delivery in Tanzania.

This chapter explores the nascent operationalization of Tanzania's National Climate Change Strategy (CCS). It traces discourses of adaptation across, within and between different departments and tiers of the Tanzanian government and pays special attention to the framing of tasks and...

Author(s)
D'haen, S. A. L.; Nielsen, J.Ø.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change adaptation and decentralisation politics: the case of local governments in rural Zambia.

This chapter contributes to the understanding of climate change adaptation and decentralization politics through a discussion of selected findings from two rural districts in Zambia, drawing on research conducted in 2012-16 as part of the research programme on Climate Change and Rural Institutions. ...

Author(s)
Funder, M.; Mweemba, C.; Nyambe, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A white elephant in a changing climate: a territorial approach to climate change adaptation in Uganda.

This chapter examines the institutional sustainability of internationally financed support for rural climate change adaptation in Uganda. The most common approach for such support is the 'planned climate change adaptation approach', which relies on projects as a mechanism for implementation and...

Author(s)
Okiror, J. J.; Hansen, E. F.; Bashaasha, B.; Nakendo, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter

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