Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa


ISBN: 978-3-642-22314-3 (Print) 978-3-642-22315-0 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-15

    Links Between Capacity and Action in Response to Global Climate Change: A Climate Response Shift at the Local Level

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    Pages 17-32

    Key Themes of Local Adaptation to Climate Change: Results from Mapping Community-Based Initiatives in Africa

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    Pages 33-53

    Potential Climate Change Impacts on Direct Economic Values From Wildlife in the Kilombero Ramsar Site, Tanzania

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    Pages 55-68

    Improving the Participation of Agro-Pastoralists in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy Formulation: A Case Study from Keiyo District, Kenya

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    Pages 69-95

    Integration of Indigenous Knowledge Systems into Climate Change Adaptation and Enhancing Food Security in Nandi and Keiyo Districts, Kenya

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    Pages 97-110

    Climate Change and the Emergence of Helter-Skelter Livelihoods Among the Pastoralists of Samburu East District, Kenya

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    Pages 111-131

    Carbon Changes Following the Establishment of Exclosure on Communal Grazing Lands in the Semi-Arid Lowlands of Tigray, Ethiopia

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    Pages 133-151

    Coastal Forest Buffer Zones and Shoreline Change in Zanzibar, Tanzania: Practical Measures for Climate Adaptation?

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    Pages 153-166

    Conflicting Policies: Institutional Approaches Towards Decentralisation and Promoting Climate Change Resilience in Kenya

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    Pages 167-181

    Climate Shocks, Perceptions and Coping Options in Semi-Arid Kenya

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    Pages 183-200

    Drought Monitoring in Food-Insecure Areas of Ethiopia by Using Satellite Technologies

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    Pages 201-216

    A Swot Analysis of Mitigation of Climate Change Through REDD

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    Pages 217-230

    Environmental Mainstreaming in Development Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study from Kenya

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    Pages 231-246

    Net Primary Productivity Response to Climate Change in the Mount Kenya Ecosystem

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    Pages 247-253

    Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change by Developing Promising Strategies Using Analogue Locations in Eastern and Southern Africa: Introducing the Calesa Project

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    Pages 255-263

    The Unitar Climate Change Programme: Innovative Adaptation Initiatives in Africa

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    Pages 265-280

    A Grassroots Initiative to Disseminate Solar Energy Technologies in Ethiopia: Implications to Climate Change Education

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    Pages 281-295

    Integrating Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge Systems for Climate Change Adaptation in Zambia

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    Pages 297-315

    Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change: Pilot Projects for Community-Based Adaptation in Nigeria