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Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change: Transforming by Walter Leal Filho, Anthony O. Esilaba, Karuturi P.C. Rao,

By Walter Leal Filho, Anthony O. Esilaba, Karuturi P.C. Rao, Gummadi Sridhar

This e-book summarizes the facts from various African nations in regards to the neighborhood affects of weather switch, and the way farmers are dealing with present weather hazards. different members express how agricultural platforms in constructing international locations are laid low with weather alterations and the way groups arrange and adapt to those changes.

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At drier sites, gender issues include labour for production and processing of the small grains against a background of male labour migration. At wetter sites, access to draft power, labour, agricultural assets, and social and financial capital in differently managed households are important for increasing adoption of effective crop management strategies. Trends and uncertainty in projected future climates, which were based on the MarkSim-GCM downscaled location specific climate scenarios to mid and end century periods, were presented in a paper developed by Anthony Oyoo.

The rest, over 76 %, rarely K. J. O. com W. M. O. O. O. K. O. J. O. W. O. Box 30028-00100, Nairobi, Kenya © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 W. Leal Filho et al. 1007/978-3-319-13000-2_3 35 36 K. Kwena et al. used it for planning purposes. This could be attributed to limited knowledge of appropriate methodology to distil relevant decision-relevant information from the spectrum of available information on climate change projections, availability of the information in user-unfriendly formats, and lack of information sharing protocols.

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