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Cover for Creating political space for climate change adaptation in Northern Ghana.

This chapter explores the role that NGOs can facilitate in creating links between policy makers, local institutions and those affected by climate change by strengthening participation through a rights-based approach. This chapter focuses on the NGO CARE International as an example, with a special...

Author(s)
Rasmussen, J. F.; Friis-Hansen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change challenges and adaptations at farm-level: case studies from Asia and Africa.

This book is a compendium of studies on climate change challenges and adaptations at the farm level, capturing research carried out across the continents of Asia and Africa. Chapter 1 is on the introduction to climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategies with rural farm-level perspective. ...

Author(s)
Singh. N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.; Nedumaran, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptation strategies to climate change to sustain food security.

This chapter concentrates on the impact of climatic change on food and water issues. An overview of global issues and trends will be followed by a more in-depth analysis of field-scale impact and adaptation strategies for the seven basins (Mekong, Rhine, Sacramento, Syr Darya, Volta, Walawe and...

Author(s)
Droogers, P.; Dam, J. van; Hoogeveen, J.; Loeve, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Can we maintain food production without losing hydropower? The Volta Basin (West Africa).

This paper discusses the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the hydrology, human health, environmental management, food security and energy resources in the Volta Basin (Ghana).

Author(s)
Andah, W.; Giesen, N. van de; Huber-Lee, A.; Biney, C. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change in developing countries: results from the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme.

This book provides a comprehensive information source on The Netherlands Climatic Change Studies Assistance Programme (NCCSAP) and describes the achievements and experiences in the countries involved, i.e., Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mali, Mongolia, Senegal, Suriname,...

Author(s)
Drunen, M. A. van; Lasage, R.; Dorland, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930776)
Type
Book
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Cover for Country experiences and highlights.

In this chapter, the key Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme (NCCSAP) project members of most countries involved in the NCCSAP or the pre-NCCSAP studies summarize the results of the studies in their own words. These countries include Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana,...

Author(s)
Drunen, M. A. van; Lasage, R.; Dorland, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930776)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change in contrasting river basins: adaptation strategies for water, food and environment.

This book, which contains 13 separately authored chapters, has been developed from the ADAPT Project, focusing on the development of regional adaptation strategies to climate change and climate variability for water, food and the environment in river basins across the world. Chapter 1 describes a...

Author(s)
Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Droogers, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating downscaling methods for preparing global circulation model (GCM) data for hydrological impact modelling.

This paper introduces four downscaling techniques and one spatial downscaling technique (kriging) used in the ADAPT project. Statistical methods 1 and 2 are simple methods that correct future projections based on annual and monthly averages, respectively. Method 3 adds to method 2 a correction...

Author(s)
Bouwer, L. M.; Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Coterlet, G. M. van de; Giesen, N. van de; Gieske, A.; Mannaerts, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998350)
Type
Book chapter

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