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Filho, Walter Leal

Experiences of Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

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Table of contents

1. Links Between Capacity and Action in Response to Global Climate Change: A Climate Response Shift at the Local Level
O. W. Olowa, O. A. Olowa, Walter Leal Filho

2. Key Themes of Local Adaptation to Climate Change: Results from Mapping Community-Based Initiatives in Africa
Franziska Mannke

3. Potential Climate Change Impacts on Direct Economic Values From Wildlife in the Kilombero Ramsar Site, Tanzania
Siima Bakengesa, Pantaleo Munishi, Stale Navrud

4. Improving the Participation of Agro-Pastoralists in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy Formulation: A Case Study from Keiyo District, Kenya
Charles Kipkorir Songok, Emmanuel Chessum Kipkorir, Edward Musungu Mugalavai, Andrew Chepkok Kwonyike, Caroline Ng’weno

5. Integration of Indigenous Knowledge Systems into Climate Change Adaptation and Enhancing Food Security in Nandi and Keiyo Districts, Kenya
Charles Kipkorir Songok, Emmanuel Chessum Kipkorir, Edward Musungu Mugalavai

6. Climate Change and the Emergence of Helter-Skelter Livelihoods Among the Pastoralists of Samburu East District, Kenya
Eunice Ongoro Boruru, Edward Ontita, William Okelo Ogara, Nicholas Otienoh Oguge

7. Carbon Changes Following the Establishment of Exclosure on Communal Grazing Lands in the Semi-Arid Lowlands of Tigray, Ethiopia
Wolde Mekuria, Edzo Veldkamp, Marife D. Corre, Mitiku Haile

8. Coastal Forest Buffer Zones and Shoreline Change in Zanzibar, Tanzania: Practical Measures for Climate Adaptation?
Johanna Mustelin, Miza Khamis, Robert G. Klein, Abbas J. Mzee, Tahir Abbas Haji, Bakar Asseid, Taimi Sitari

9. Conflicting Policies: Institutional Approaches Towards Decentralisation and Promoting Climate Change Resilience in Kenya
Samuel Munyua Kimani, Emily Obonyo Kamau, Paul Othim Ongugo

10. Climate Shocks, Perceptions and Coping Options in Semi-Arid Kenya
Barrack Okoba, A. Almeneh Dejene, Meshack Mallo

11. Drought Monitoring in Food-Insecure Areas of Ethiopia by Using Satellite Technologies
Getachew Berhan, Tsegaye Tadesse, Solomon Atnafu, Shawndra Hill

12. A Swot Analysis of Mitigation of Climate Change Through REDD
Emmanuel F. Nzunda, Tumaini G. Mahuve

13. Environmental Mainstreaming in Development Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study from Kenya
Martin Ochieng Oulu, Emmanuel Kwesi Boon

14. Net Primary Productivity Response to Climate Change in the Mount Kenya Ecosystem
Ochieng Aggrey Adimo, Njoroge John Bosco, Wamocho Leonard

15. Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change by Developing Promising Strategies Using Analogue Locations in Eastern and Southern Africa: Introducing the Calesa Project
Walter Leal Filho, Franziska Mannke

16. The Unitar Climate Change Programme: Innovative Adaptation Initiatives in Africa
Mamadou Moussa Diakhite, Audrey Avanzi, Sharon Oseku

17. A Grassroots Initiative to Disseminate Solar Energy Technologies in Ethiopia: Implications to Climate Change Education
Aklilu Dalelo

18. Integrating Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge Systems for Climate Change Adaptation in Zambia
George Kasali

19. Building Nigeria’s Response to Climate Change: Pilot Projects for Community-Based Adaptation in Nigeria
Ellen Woodley

Keywords: Economics/Management Science, Environmental Economics, Climate Change, Sustainable Development

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Climate Change Management
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642223150

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