Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

Fostering Resilience and Capacity to Adapt

ISBN: 978-3-319-49519-4 (Print) 978-3-319-49520-0 (Online)

Table of contents (46 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Adaptation Methods and Approaches

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      Pages 1-1

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      Convenient Solution for Convenient Truth: Adoption of Soil and Water Conservation Measures for Climate Change and Variability in Kuyu District, Ethiopia

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      Pages 15-24

      Between Climate Reliance and Climate Resilience: Empirical Analysis of Climate Variability and Impact on Nigerian Agricultural Production

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      Pages 25-43

      Characterization of Present Day Climate Trend Over Ethiopia for Impact Study

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      Pages 45-59

      Adaptation Benefits of Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices in the Blue Nile Basin: Empirical Evidence from North-West Ethiopia

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      Pages 61-85

      Towards Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Urban Land Use Planning and Management: The Case of Ambo Town, Ethiopia

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      Pages 87-107

      A Geographic Information System as Support to the Healthcare Services of Nomadic Community, the Filtu Woreda Case Study

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      Pages 109-124

      Advancing the Resilience of Rural People to Climate Change through Indigenous Best Practices: Experience from Northern Nigeria

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      Pages 125-140

      Deriving Useful Information from Bimonthly Global-Scale Climate Analysis for Climate Change Adaptation Over East Africa

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      Pages 141-152

      Adaptation to Climate Change in Egyptian Marginal Environments Through Sustainable Crop and Livestock Diversification: A Case Study

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      Pages 153-168

      Forestry and Resilience to Climate Change: A Synthesis on Application of Forest-Based Adaptation Strategies to Reduce Vulnerability Among Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 169-183

      Health Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in Ethiopia

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      Pages 185-203

      Potential for Scaling up Climate Smart Agricultural Practices: Examples from Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 205-215

      Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EbA) as an Adaptation Strategy in Burkina Faso and Mali

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      Pages 217-234

      Building Adaptive Communities Through Integrated Programming: CARE Ethiopia’s Experience with Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis (CVCA)

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      Pages 235-244

      Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Crop Diseases Incidence and Severity in Nigeria

  3. Institutional Experiences on Adaptation, as well as Case Studies, Examples of Projects and of Good Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

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      Pages 247-265

      A Synthesis of Smallholder Farmers’ Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa: Averting Adaptation Vacuum

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      Pages 267-284

      Farmers’ Livelihoods Vulnerability to Climate Variability and Change in Didesa Basin Southern Part of Abay Basin, Ethiopia

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      Pages 285-301

      Sustainable Urban Transport: Improving Mobility Conditions for Vulnerable Road Users in Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 303-321

      Influence of Climate Variables on Vector and Prevalence of Bovine Trypanosomosis in Tselemti District, North West Tigray, Ethiopia

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      Pages 323-344

      Promoting Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Countries: The Urban Planning Opportunities in Resilience Building

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