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Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, climate change adaptation key sectors, Climate Change Adaptation, Agricultural biodiversity and natural resource management, Agriculture and food in South Africa

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    Climate adaptation readiness for agriculture: drought lessons from the Western Cape, South Africa

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    Agriculture is a critical component of national and sub-national economies, yet it is also highly vulnerable to weather extremes and scarce water resources. Climate change is increasing disaster risks in Southern Africa. Despite progress on integrated climate change and disaster risk management frameworks, the 2015/2016 El Niño linked drought severely affected the region.
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    Climate change adaptation and agriculture in South Africa: a policy assessment

    Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016
    Agriculture is one of the two sectors (along with mining) at the core of economic development. Underpinning food systems, agricultural activities constitute an indispensable pillar of sustainable development. This is especially true in South Africa, where the economic, social and environmental opportunities of sustainable agriculture are yet to be fully exploited.