Eik, Lars Olav

Climate Change and Multi-Dimensional Sustainability in African Agriculture

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Table of contents

Part I. Multi-dimensional Sustainability

1. Environmental Sustainability
Rattan Lal

2. Economic Sustainability
David Kraybill

3. Institutional Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change: Empirical Insights from Irrigation Institutions in the Iringa Rural District, Tanzania
George C. Kajembe, Pål Vedeld, Innocent H. Babili, Dos Santos Silayo, Devotha B. Mosha

4. Climate Change and Social Sustainability: A Case for Polycentric Sustainabilities
Louise Fortmann, Abraham Ndhlovu, Alice Ndlovu, Rosina Philippe, Crystlyn Rodrigue, Ken Wilson

Part II. Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

5. Land Degradation Neutrality: Will Africa Achieve It? Institutional Solutions to Land Degradation and Restoration in Africa
Luc Gnacadja, Liesl Wiese

6. Extent of Salt-Affected Soils and Their Effects in Irrigated and Lowland Rain-Fed Rice Growing Areas of Southwestern Tanzania
S. Kashenge-Killenga, J. Meliyo, G. Urassa, V. Kongo

7. Sustainability of Intensification of Smallholder Maize Production in Tanzania
Frank Brentrup, Joachim Lammel, Katharina Plassmann, Dirk Schroeder

8. Potentials for Rehabilitating Degraded Land in Tanzania
G. Z. Nyamoga, H. K. Sjølie, R. Malimbwi, Y. M. Ngaga, B. Solberg

9. Economic Aspects of Genetic Resources in Addressing Agricultural Productivity in the Context of Climate Change
Charles Nhemachena, Greenwell Matchaya, Sibusiso Nhlengethwa, Charity R. Nhemachena

10. Soil and Nutrient Losses and the Role of Gender in Land Degradation in Southwestern Uganda
C. L. Kizza, J. G. M. Majaliwa, R. Kunihira, G. Gabiri, A. Zizinga, E. Sebuliba, J. Nampijja, M. M. Tenywa

11. The Social Dimension of Water Management in an Era of Increasing Water Scarcity in Tanzania
Zebedayo S. K. Mvena

Part III. Integrated Management of Natural Resources and Value Chains

12. Managing Landscapes for Environmental Sustainability
Rattan Lal

13. Economic Impact of Drip Irrigation Regimes on Sorghum Production in Semi-arid Areas of Tanzania
A. J. Mahinda, C. K. K. Gachene, M. Kilasara

14. Social Aspects of Water Governance in the Context of Climate Change and Agriculture
Richard Asaba Bagonza

15. Assessment of Climate Change Impact on Common Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris Savi, L.) Production in Tanzania
Sixbert Kajumula Mourice, Siza Donald Tumbo, Cornell Lawrence Rweyemamu

16. Institutional Water Resources Management and Livelihood Adaptation: A Case from Kilombero Rural Areas, Tanzania
Paul Vedeld, Edgar Liheluka, Gimbage E. Mbeyale

17. Institutional Aspects of Genetic Resources in Respect to Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
Denis T. Kyetere, Kayode Abiola Sanni

18. Crop Adaptation to Climate Change in SSA: The Role of Genetic Resources and Seed Systems
Ola T. Westengen, Trygve Berg

19. Updating Legacy Soil Maps for Climate Resilient Agriculture: A Case of Kilombero Valley, Tanzania
Boniface H. J. Massawe, Brian K. Slater, Sakthi K. Subburayalu, Abel K. Kaaya, Leigh Winowiecki

20. Measuring Agricultural Sustainability in Agroforestry Systems
P. K. Ramachandran Nair, Gregory G. Toth

21. Experiences with Adopting the Catchment Approach in Sustainable Land Management: The Case of Kagera TAMP Tanzania
Fidelis Kaihura, Stefan Schlingloff

22. The Role of Forages in Sustainable Intensification of Crop-Livestock Agro-ecosystems in the Face of Climate Change: The Case for Landscapes in Babati, Northern Tanzania
F. Kizito, B. Lukuyu, G. Sikumba, J. Kihara, M. Bekunda, D. Bossio, K. W. Nganga, A. Kimaro, H. Sseguya, B. Jumbo, P. Okori

23. Smart Strategies for Enhanced Agricultural Resilience and Food Security Under a Changing Climate in Sub-Saharan Africa
Kennedy Were, Aweke Mulualem Gelaw, Bal Ram Singh

Part IV. Outreach and Extension

24. Globalizing Environmental Sustainability: “2015 International Year of Soil” Transitioning to “2015–2024 International Decade of Soil”
Rattan Lal

25. From Ujamaa to Big Results Now: Sustainable Transformation of Tanzanian Agriculture in the Frame of Climate Change
Ruth Haug

Part V. Private Sector Solutions

26. Effect of Improved Plant Nutrition on Maize (Zea mays) and Rice (Oriza sativa) Grain Chemical Nutrient Content Under Smallholder Farming Systems in Tanzania
Ephraim J. Mtengeti, Eva Mtengeti, Frank Brentrup, Lars Olav Eik, Ramadhani Chambuya

27. Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Production and Marketing of Goat’s Milk in Light of Climate Change
G. Msalya, H. Lie, V. Mfinanga, A. S. Ringheim, R. Sandvik, M. Åsli, O. A. Christophersen, A. Haug, D. E. Mushi, D. Mwaseba, G. C. Kifaro, Lars Olav Eik

28. Private Sector Actions to Enable Climate-Smart Agriculture in Small-Scale Farming in Tanzania
Sheryl Quail, Leah Onyango, John Recha, James Kinyangi

29. The Role of Selected Agroforestry Trees in Temperature Adaptation on Coffea arabica: A Case Study of the Moshi District, Tanzania
Jacqueline Kajembe, Ignas Lupala, George Kajembe, Wilson Mugasha, Faraji Nuru

Part VI. Agricultural Risk, Insurance and Policy

30. Addressing Climate Change Through Risk Mitigation: Welfare Implications of Index Insurance in Northeastern Tanzania
Jon Einar Flatnes, Michael R. Carter

31. Assessing the Economic Value of El Niño-Based Seasonal Climate Forecasts for Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe
Ephias M. Makaudze

Part VII. Agricultural Research for Sustainability

32. Kinds of Research: Relationship with Agricultural Research for Sustainability
Isaac J. Minde, Stephen A. Nyaki

33. Biological Inoculants for Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa Smallholder Farming Systems
C. Masso, R. W. Mukhongo, M. Thuita, R. Abaidoo, J. Ulzen, G. Kariuki, M. Kalumuna

34. The Economics of Conservation Agriculture in Africa: Implications of Climate Change
Philip Grabowski, Steven Haggblade

35. Research and Development Priorities
Rattan Lal, David Kraybill, David O. Hansen, Bal Ram Singh, Lars Olav Eik

Keywords: Life Sciences, Agriculture, Climate Change, Sustainable Development

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