How can African agriculture adapt to climate change?

Insights from Ethiopia and South Africa

Table of Contents

Brief 1: The Impact of Climate Variability and Climate Change on Water and Food Outcomes: A Framework for Analysis by Claudia Ringer

Brief 2: Vulnerability and the Impact of Climate Change in South Africa’s Limpopo River Basin by Sharon Shewmake

Brief 3: Mapping the South African Farming Sector’s Vulnerability to Climate Change and Variability: A Subnational Assessment by Glwadys Aymone Gbetibouo and Claudia Ringler

Brief 4: Assessing Household Vulnerability to Climate Change: Change
The Case of Farmers in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia
by Temesgen T. Deressa, Rashid M. Hassan, and Claudia Ringler

Brief 5: Measuring Ethiopian Farmers’ Vulnerability to Climate Change Across Regional States by Temesgen T. Deressa, Rashid M. Hassan and Claudia Ringler

Brief 6: Perceptions of Stakeholders on Climate Change: and Adaptation Strategies in Ethiopia by Assefa Admassie, Berhanu Adenew and Abebe Tadege

Brief 7: Micro-Level Analysis of Farmers’ Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa by Charles Nhemachena and Rashid M. Hassan

Brief 8: Understanding Farmers’ Perceptions and Adaptations to Climate Change and Variability: The Case of the Limpopo Basin, South Africa by Wisdom Akpalu, Rashid M. Hassan and Claudia Ringler

Brief 9: Analysis of the Determinants of Farmers’ Choice of Adaptation Methods and Perceptions of Climate Change in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia by Temesgen T. Deressa, Rashid M. Hassan, Claudia Ringler, Tekie Alemu and Mahmud Yesuf

Brief 10: Climate Variability and Maize Yield in South Africa by Wisdom Akpalu, Rashid M. Hassan and Claudia Ringler.

Brief 11: The Impact of Climate Change and Adaptation on Food Production in Low-Income Countries: Evidence from the Nile Basin, Ethiopia by Mahmud Yesuf, Salvatore Di Falco, Temesgen Deressa, Claudia Ringler and Gunnar Kohlin .

Brief 12: Impacts of Considering Climate Variability on Investment Decisions in Ethiopia by Paul J. Block, Kenneth Strzepek, Mark Rosegrant and Xinshen Diao

Brief 13: Global Carbon Markets: Are There Opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa? by Elizabeth Bryan, Wisdom Akpalu, Claudia Ringler and Mahmud Yesuf.

Brief 14: Integrated Management of the Blue Nile Basin in Ethiopia under Climate Variability and Climate Change by Paul J. Block, Kenneth Strzepek, Mark Rosegrant and Xinshen Diao

Brief 15: Economywide Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture
in Sub-Saharan Africa
by Alvaro Calzadilla , Tingju Zhu, Katrin Rehdanz, Richard S. J. Tol, and Claudia Ringler

Brief 16: Risk Aversion in Low-Income Countries: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia by Mahmud Yesuf and Randy Bluffstone

Brief 17: Are Soil and Water Conservation Technologies a Buffer Against Production Risk in the Face of Climate Change? by Edward Kato, Claudia Ringler, Mahmud Yesuf, and Elizabeth Bryan

Brief 18: Green and Blue Water Accounting in the Limpopo
and Nile Basins: Implications for Food and Agricultural Policy
by Timothy B. Sulser, Claudia Ringler, Tingju Zhu, Siwa Msangi, Elizabeth Bryan, and Mark W. Rosegrant

Brief 19: Climate Change Impacts in Ethiopia: Hydro-Economic Modeling Projections by Gene J.-Y. You and Claudia Ringler

Brief 20: Climate Change Impacts on Food Security
in Sub-Saharan Africa
by Claudia Ringler, Tingju Zhu, Ximing Cai, Jawoo Koo, and Dingbao Wang

Author: 
Ringler, Claudia
Shewmake, Sharon
Deressa, Temesgen
Hassan, Rashid M.
Admassie, Assefa
Adenew, Berhanu
Tadege, Abebe
Nhemachena, Charles
Alemu, Tekie
Yesuf, Mahmud
Block, Paul J.
Strzepek, Kenneth
Rosegrant, Mark
Diao, Xinshen
Bluffstone, Randy
Published date: 
2011
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
15
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