Essays about: "vulnerable climate change and agriculture on policy"

Found 5 essays containing the words vulnerable climate change and agriculture on policy.

  1. 1. Linkages between land degradation and economic inequality in global drylands

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Neija Maegaard Elvekjær; [2017]
    Keywords : global drylands; Gini coefficient; income inequality; NDVI; Mann Kendall trend analysis; inequality index; restrend; land degradation; socio-economic inequality; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Land degradation has a negative effect on agriculture, food security and ecosystems. It severely impacts the livelihood of the many people directly depending on agriculture around the world. Drylands are some of the most vulnerable areas around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving Information Uptake for Climate Change Adaptation by Integrating Indigenous Knowledge Systems with Climate Information Services

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Daniel Chaplin; [2017]
    Keywords : Adaptation; Climate; Indigenous Knowledge; Information; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Subsistence farmers in the developing world are one of the most vulnerable groups to the impacts of climate change. Strengthening their adaptive capacity requires information to inform their climate and agricultural-related decisions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Policy and Practice – a qualitative study on smallholder commercialization in Chepareria and Kongelai, West Pokot (Kenya)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Simon Wittich; [2015]
    Keywords : West Pokot; semi-arid; commerciali¬zation; smallholder; livelihood; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Kenya, the commercialization of smallholder agriculture has become an inte¬gral part of the national strategy to address the problems of economic and food poverty. Despite extensive governmental efforts to promote the transition of smallhold¬ers from subsistence-based to commercially-oriented livelihoods, a broad based transformation of the sector has not yet materialized. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate change impacts on crop yields and adaptive measures for agricultural sector in the lowlands of Lesotho

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Maoela Malebajoa; [2010]
    Keywords : climate change; A2 and B2 SRES; MAGICC SCENGEN; CROPWAT; Crop Yields; adaptive measures; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change has emerged as the most prominent of the global environment issues and there is a need to evaluate its impact on the agriculture. General Circulation Models (GCMs) which are considered as the most advance tools for estimating future climate change scenarios operate on coarse resolutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate Change and Agriculture in Babati : Awareness Strategies Constrains

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för livsvetenskaper

    Author : Lina Häckner; [2009]
    Keywords : Climate change; agriculture; Tanzania; perception; adaption; barriers;

    Abstract : Climate change caused by green house gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, is today’s most debated environmental issue. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, with the legally binding Kyoto protocol, is the emission regulatory framework. Tanzania has ratified both the conventions supporting carbon reductions. READ MORE