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Determinants of choice of indigenous climate related strategies by smallholder farmers in northern GhanaBritish Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 2013This study assesses the determinants of choice of indigenous climate related strategies by smallholder farmers in northern Ghana. The study uses primary data obtained through community focus group discussions and household surveys, and subjected to the Multinomial Logit regression model.DocumentCurrent World Environment, 2013This paper provides a brief review on the global and Malaysian perspective of climate change, and its impacts on Malaysian agriculture and relevant adaptation practices. It also provides policy recommendations for better coping with the changing nature of climatic factors.Document
The impacts of climate change on coffee in Uganda: lessons from a case study in the Rwenzori mountainsOxfam, 2013This Oxfam research report focuses on coffee-based livelihoods in Uganda, where Arabica coffee production faces severe threat from rising temperatures. First, the areas suitable for growing Arabica coffee in Uganda were mapped, together with a projection to 2030 and 2050. Then, a study of farmers’ perceptions was carried out in Kasese where farmers from two sites were interviewed.Document
Climate change impact on Togo’s agriculture performance: a Ricardian analysis based on time series dataEthiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 2013This paper applies a Ricardian approach to measure the effect of climate change on agriculture performance in Togo using time series data from the period 1971-2004. The findings show that there is a non-linear relationship between agricultural added value and recorded precipitations during the cropping period.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2013Released during the Asia and the Pacific Regional High-level Consultation on Gender, Food Security and Nutrition (July 2013), this report explores the relationship between gender-based discrimination and the different channels through which households and individuals access food. Focusing on Asia and the Pacific, the author Dr.DocumentInternational Center for Tropical Agriculture, 2013In Mesoamerica, coffee is an important part of agricultural GDP and export revenues which supports about half a million farmers, and employs millions of people on the farms and all along the supply chain. This policy brief summarises the potential risks and impacts of climate change on coffee farming in the region.Document
Farmers’ perceptions and adaptations to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa: a synthesis of empirical studies and implications for public policy in African agricultureCanadian Center of Science and Education, 2013Climate change has the potential of undermining sustainable development efforts in Africa, if steps are not taken to respond to its adverse consequences. This study reviews existing and available literature on farmers’ perceptions and adaptation strategies to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Through the analysis of newspaper articles and a survey of journalists, this publication identifies gaps and highlights differences in how the media portray pastoralism in Kenya, China and India.Document
Analysis of climate change impacts on coffee, cocoa and basic grains value chains in northern HondurasInstituto de Estudios del Hambre (Institute of Hunger Studies), 2013This study examines, applying future climate local scenarios, climate change impacts in northern Honduras and makes recommendations to strengthen the resilience of the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s (IFAD) ‘Northern Horizons’ project beneficiaries in the coffee, cocoa, maize and bean value chains.DocumentWorld Bank, 2013This World Bank policy research working paper investigates household-level strategies for adapting to climate change in rural settings, looking particularly at the adaptive capacity of poor rural households – a subject the authors claim has received little attention due to its broad and complex nature.