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Hesselberg, Jan

Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability in Rural West Africa

Hesselberg, Jan - Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability in Rural West Africa, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Book
Joseph Awetori Yaro, Jan Hesselberg

2. What’s on the 5th IPCC Report for West Africa?
Jens O. Riede, Rafael Posada, Andreas H. Fink, Frank Kaspar

3. Climate Change over West Africa: Recent Trends and Future Projections
Mouhamadou Bamba Sylla, Pinghouinde Michel Nikiema, Peter Gibba, Ibourahima Kebe, Nana Ama Browne Klutse

4. Seasonal Variability: Impacts, Adaptations and the Sustainability Challenge
Joanna Pardoe, Julia Kloos, Noël Perceval Assogba

5. An Assessment of Determinants of Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change/Variability in the Rural Savannah of Ghana
Joseph A. Yaro, Joseph K. Teye, Simon Bawakyillenuo

6. Climate Change, Local Knowledge and Climate Change Adaptation in Ghana
Emmanuel K. Derbile, Francis X. Jarawura, Mohammed Y. Dombo

7. Building Bonds and Breaking Bridges: Community Based Adaptation (CBA) as a Source of Conflict in a Northern Ghanaian Landscape
Sebastiaan Soeters

8. Climate Change Adaptation, Education, and Rural Transformation in Northern Ghana. Moving Beyond an Agricultural Focus
Wolfram Laube

9. Migration as Societal Response to Climate Change and Land Degradation in Mali and Senegal
Stefan Liehr, Lukas Drees, Diana Hummel

10. The Risk Frontier: Perceiving Social Transformations in Rural and Peri-urban West Africa Through a Territorial Lens
Karsten Schulz, Rapti Siriwardane

11. Toward Ecosystem-Based Adaptation to Climate Change in West Africa: The Potential Contributions of Non-governmental Organizations
Kofi Akamani

12. Mapping Social Capital for Adaptation to Climatic Variability in a Savannah Ecosystem of Ghana
G. A. B. Yiran

13. Conclusions: Emerging Issues and Recommendations
Jan Hesselberg, Joseph A. Yaro

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Agriculture

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319314990
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-31497-6

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