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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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Cover for Local politics of climate change adaptation in Uganda.

This chapter seeks to understand how it was possible to put climate change on to the political agenda of local government as in the case in Uganda. It goes on to explore how political 'will' after the election, despite a lack of additional fiscal resources, was transformed into the enacting...

Author(s)
Friis-Hansen, E.; Aben, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Political ecology of climate change management in rural Uganda.

This chapter discusses the concept of political ecology in climate change management in the context of decentralized natural resource governance in rural Uganda. The presentation of the concept draws a connection between political, economic and social drivers and alterations to traditional access...

Author(s)
Aben, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Local political processes and the management of the Awoja watershed in Eastern Africa.

This chapter explores the political character of natural resource management in a changing climate and, in particular, the local political process that influences the management of natural resources in the Awoja watershed in eastern Uganda. Using a cross-sectional survey design that involves both...

Author(s)
Aben, C.; Friis-Hansen, E.; Agea, J.; Okiror, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Competing interests over natural resources and adaptation to climate change: the case of rice cultivation in the Gweri wetlands, Uganda.

This chapter analyses the extent to which, and how, the combination of two trends are responsible for the increased tension between different land-use groups that has emerged over the past decade: climate change and the commercialization of rice cultivation. The chapter aims to examine the...

Author(s)
Aben, C.; Friis-Hansen, E.; Bashaasha, B.; Okiror, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social and institutional dynamics of mobility as an adaptation to climate change.

This chapter seeks to understand how the relationship between climate change and mobility has evolved during the past two decades, from an understanding of climate change as a direct cause of mobility to a more complex understanding that includes multiple factors that are unrelated to climate...

Author(s)
Aben, C.; Friis-Hansen, E.; Nakendo, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter

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