Belay, Simane

Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

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Part I. Adaptation Methods and Approaches

1. Convenient Solution for Convenient Truth: Adoption of Soil and Water Conservation Measures for Climate Change and Variability in Kuyu District, Ethiopia
Abayineh Amare, Belay Simane

2. Between Climate Reliance and Climate Resilience: Empirical Analysis of Climate Variability and Impact on Nigerian Agricultural Production
Olawale Emmanuel Olayide, Isaac Kow Tetteh

3. Characterization of Present Day Climate Trend Over Ethiopia for Impact Study
Tamene Mekonnen Adgeh

4. Adaptation Benefits of Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices in the Blue Nile Basin: Empirical Evidence from North-West Ethiopia
Paulos Asrat, Belay Simane

5. Towards Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Urban Land Use Planning and Management: The Case of Ambo Town, Ethiopia
Gemechu Shale Ogato, Ketema Abebe, Amare Bantider, Davide Geneletti

6. A Geographic Information System as Support to the Healthcare Services of Nomadic Community, the Filtu Woreda Case Study
Elena Isotta Cristofori, Anna Facello, Alessandro Demarchi, Walther Camaro, Micol Fascendini, Alessia Villanucci

7. Advancing the Resilience of Rural People to Climate Change through Indigenous Best Practices: Experience from Northern Nigeria
Michael W. Musa, Sulaiman Umar

8. Deriving Useful Information from Bimonthly Global-Scale Climate Analysis for Climate Change Adaptation Over East Africa
Isaac K. Tetteh, Nana K. A. Appiah-Badu, Fredrick H. M. Semazzi, Olawale E. Olayide

9. Adaptation to Climate Change in Egyptian Marginal Environments Through Sustainable Crop and Livestock Diversification: A Case Study
Hassan M. El Shaer, A. J. Al Dakheel

10. Forestry and Resilience to Climate Change: A Synthesis on Application of Forest-Based Adaptation Strategies to Reduce Vulnerability Among Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa
Vincent O. Oeba, Mahamane Larwanou

11. Health Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in Ethiopia
Belay Simane, Wakgari Deressa, Abera Kumie, Adugna Woyessa, Mirgissa Kaba, Girma Taye, Getachew Berhane

12. Potential for Scaling up Climate Smart Agricultural Practices: Examples from Sub-Saharan Africa
Kindie Tesfaye, Menale Kassie, Jill E. Cairns, Misiko Michael, Clare Stirling, Tsedeke Abate, B. M. Prasanna, Mulugetta Mekuria, Habtamu Hailu, Dil Bahadur Rahut, Olaf Erenstein, Bruno Gerard

13. Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EbA) as an Adaptation Strategy in Burkina Faso and Mali
Kennedy Muthee, Cheikh Mbow, Geoffrey Macharia, Walter Leal Filho

14. Building Adaptive Communities Through Integrated Programming: CARE Ethiopia’s Experience with Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis (CVCA)
Alebachew Adem, Karl Deering, Samuel Molla

15. Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Crop Diseases Incidence and Severity in Nigeria
Timothy Ipoola Olabiyi, Emmanuel Ayomide Afolabi, Elizabeth Iyabo Adewole, Iyabo Olunike Omomowo

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

16. A Synthesis of Smallholder Farmers’ Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa: Averting Adaptation Vacuum
Obert Jiri, Paramu Mafongoya

17. Farmers’ Livelihoods Vulnerability to Climate Variability and Change in Didesa Basin Southern Part of Abay Basin, Ethiopia
Chala Dechassa, Belay Simane, Bamlaku Alamirew

18. Sustainable Urban Transport: Improving Mobility Conditions for Vulnerable Road Users in Sub-Saharan Africa
Elke Sumper, Marketa Barker

19. Influence of Climate Variables on Vector and Prevalence of Bovine Trypanosomosis in Tselemti District, North West Tigray, Ethiopia
Amdework Zekarias, Habtamu Taddele, Amanuel Zenebe

20. Promoting Climate Change Adaptation in Developing Countries: The Urban Planning Opportunities in Resilience Building
Davidson S. A. Alaci

21. Promoting Farmers’ Resilience to Climate Change: An Option of the N’Dama Cattle in West Africa
Olawale Festus Olaniyan, Modupe Orunmuyi

22. An Approach to Use Earth Observation Data as Support to Water Management Issues in the Ethiopian Rift
Sabrina Bonetto, Anna Facello, Elena Isotta Cristofori, Walther Camaro, Alessando Demarchi

23. Climate Change Threatens Major Tourist Attractions and Tourism in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Halima Kilungu, Rik Leemans, Pantaleo K. T. Munishi, Bas Amelung

24. Tools and Procedures for Seasonal Downscalingof Climate Forecasts for Use by Farmers Over the Greater Horn of Africa: A Case Study for Western Kenya
Jasper Batureine Mwesigwa, Gilbert Ongisa Ouma, Jully Odhiambo Ouma, Ismael Mulama Lutta, Samuel Gathara Mwangi, Laban Ayieko Ogallo

25. Adaptation Pathways for African Indigenous Vegetables’ Value Chains
Silke Stöber, Winifred Chepkoech, Susanne Neubert, Barnabas Kurgat, Hillary Bett, Hermann Lotze-Campen

26. Enhancing Adaptation and Mitigation Activities Through Effective Climate Change Financing Policy in Ethiopia
Belay Simane, Neil Bird

27. Community Forest Management for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Ethiopia: Determinants of Community Participation
Desalegn Dawit, Belay Simane

28. Pastoralists and Farmers Coping and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Variability and Their Perceived Success in Ethiopia
Desalegn Yayeh Ayal, Muluneh Woldetisadik Abshare, Solomon Desta, Walter Leal Filho

29. Role of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in Adapting to Climate Variability Through Agricultural Practices—Experiences from Ethiopian Highlands
Georg Deichert, Ashenafi Gedamu, Befikadu Nemomsa

30. Silvopasture Using Indigenous Fodder Trees and Shrubs: The Underexploited Synergy Between Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Livestock Sector
Mulubrhan Balehegn

31. The Need for Transformation: Local Perception of Climate Change, Vulnerability and Adaptation Versus ‘Humanitarian’ Response in Afar Region, Ethiopia
Teklehaymanot Geremeskel, Mesele Abera

32. Uptake of Resilient Crop Interventions to Manage Risks Through Climate-Smart Villages Approach in Nyando, Western Kenya
John W. Recha, Maren Radeny, James Kinyangi, Philip Kimeli

33. Urban Heat Island Effect of Addis Ababa City: Implications of Urban Green Spaces for Climate Change Adaptation
Ermias Teferi, Hiwot Abraha

34. Climate Change Adaptation Activities for Agricultural Development in Ethiopia: A Review of Potentials
Esubalew Abate, Negussie Semie, Berhanu Ayenew

35. Local Climate Change Perceptions and Adaptation Strategies in East Gojjam Zone, Northwestern Ethiopia: Anthropological Approach
Takele Merid, Guday Emirie, Belay Simane

36. Uptake of Climate-Smart Agriculture Through a Gendered Intersectionality Lens: Experiences from Western Kenya
C. Mungai, M. Opondo, G. Outa, V. Nelson, M. Nyasimi, P. Kimeli

37. Carbon Isotope Discrimination as a Surrogate of Grain Yield in Drought Stressed Triticale
Lawrence Munjonji, Kingsley Kwabena Ayisi, Bram Vandewalle, Geert Haesaert, Pascal Boeckx

38. Enhancing Farmers’ Resilience and Adaptive Capacity Through Access to Usable Weather Information: A Case Study from Uganda
Margaret Barihaihi, Jessica Mwanzia

39. Strengthening Farmer Adaptive Capacity Through Farms of the Future Approach in Nyando, Western Kenya
Philip Kimeli, Mary Nyasimi, Maren Radeny

40. Coffee Shade Tree Management: An Adaptation Option for Climate Change Impact for Small Scale Coffee Growers in South-West Ethiopia
Weyessa Garedew, Binyam Tesfaw Hailu, Fikre Lemessa, Petri Pellikka, Fabrice Pinard

41. Characterizing Long Term Rainfall Data for Estimating Climate Risk in Semi-arid Zimbabwe
M. Moyo, P. Dorward, P. Craufurd

42. Supporting Farmer Innovation to Enhance Resilience in the Face of Climate Change in Farming Systems in Machakos and Kitui Counties, Kenya
Eunice Karanja, Geoffrey Kamau, Chris Macoloo, Makonge Righa, Laurens Veldhuizen, Ann Waters-Bayer

43. Towards a Methodological Approach to Document and Analyze Local Knowledge of Climate Change: With Evidence from Rift Valley and Blue Nile Basins, Ethiopia
Abate Mekuriaw

44. Adaptation Opportunities to Climate Variability and Potential Effects on Sustainable Development. The Case of Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region
Chika Ogbonna, Eike Albrecht, René Schönfelder

45. The Association of Monetary, Multidimensional and Traditional Poverty with Climate Change Adaptive Capacities in Northern Benin
Frédéric Kosmowski, Richard Lalou

46. Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies of Fishers to Climate Change: Effects on Livelihoods in Fishing Communities in Lagos State, Nigeria
Temitope A. Adewale, B. Tosan Fregene, Ibidun O. Adelekan

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Climate Change Management and Policy, Development Economics, Agricultural Economics, African Politics

Publication year
Climate Change Management
Page amount
11 pages
Natural Sciences
Printed ISBN

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