adaptation strategies

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This study determined the adaptation and coping strategies adopted by farmers under yam- and cassava-based farming systems in Ebonyi and Enugu States in Nigeria’s derived savannah agro-ecological zone. The study uses data from 400 farmers....

- D. Nabikolo, B. Bashaasha, M.N. Mangheni and J.G.M. Majaliwa

Adaptation is considered an appropriate response to climate change and variability, especially for the smallholder farmers. However, the response decisions and actions of male and female farmers may be influenced by various factor and factor...

- F. BAGAMBA, B. BASHAASHA, L. CLAESSENS and J. ANTLE

The debate on whether climate change will impact on peoples’ livelihoods and, hence, the need to act is essentially over and has instead shifted to the development of strategies needed by different regions and countries to adapt to climate...

23 Jun, 2010 - Gbetibouo, G. A., R. M. Hassan, and C. Ringler

This paper examines climate adaptation strategies of farmers in the Limpopo Basin of South Africa. Survey results show that while many farmers noticed long-term changes in temperature and precipitation, most could not take remedial action. Lack...

10 Jan, 2011 - Deressa, T. T., R. M. Hassan, and C. Ringler

The present study employed the Heckman sample selection model to analyse the two- step process of adaptation to climate change, which initially requires farmers' perception that climate is changing prior to responding to changes through...

10 Jan, 2009 - Deressa, T. T., R. M. Hassan, C. Ringler, T. Alemu, and M. Yesuf

This study identifies the major methods used by farmers to adapt to climate change in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia, the factors that affect their choice of method, and the barriers to adaptation. The methods identified include use of different crop...

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