Climate Variability and Change in Africa

Perspectives, Experiences and Sustainability

  • Jonathan I. Matondo
  • Berhanu F. Alemaw
  • Wennegouda Jean Pierre Sandwidi

Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Climate Variability and Change

  3. Hydrology and Water Resources Issues

  4. Agricultral Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Siza D. Tumbo, Khamaldin D. Mutabazi, Sixbert K. Mourice, Barnabas M. Msongaleli, Frank J. Wambura, Omari B. Mzirai et al.
      Pages 115-136
    3. Miriam Dalitso Kalanda Joshua, Cosmo Ngongondo, Felistus Chipungu, Charles Malidadi, Emma Liwenga, Amos Majule et al.
      Pages 137-156
    4. Gertrude Jeremiah Sato, Miriam Kalanda Joshua, Cosmo Ngongondo, Felistus Chipungu, Charles Malidadi, Maurice Monjerezi
      Pages 157-167
  5. Policy and Social Issues

About this book


This book presents a comprehensive overview of climate variability and change in Africa, and includes impact assessments and case studies from integration frameworks, with a particular focus on climate, agriculture and water resources. Richly illustrated, the book highlights case studies from western, eastern and southern African region, and explores related development policies. Climate change adaptation research, prediction, and reanalysis are also addressed


climate change Africa climatology climate and sustainability climate variability and change UN sustainable development goals Agriculture in Africa African wetlands African water management Climate model for Africa

Editors and affiliations

  • Jonathan I. Matondo
    • 1
  • Berhanu F. Alemaw
    • 2
  • Wennegouda Jean Pierre Sandwidi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of SwazilandKwaluseniSwaziland
  2. 2.Department of Geology, Water Systems Analysis GroupUniversity of BotswanaGaboroneBotswana
  3. 3.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of OuagadougouOuagadougouBurkina Faso

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-31542-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-31543-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2523-3084
  • Series Online ISSN 2523-3092
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