Vulnerability and climate change hotspots in Africa - mapping based on existing knowledge
The climate of Africa varies from humid tropical climate to hyper-arid Saharan climate. The rainfall is highly variable in space. The coefficient of variation of rainfall is mapped in this paper and it revealed that rainfall ...
Climate change and agriculture : analysis of knowledge gaps and needs
This paper reviews the current status of agricultural production in Africa, the role of agriculture in the economies of African countries and in poverty reduction initiatives, the production trends and the public investments ...
Agriculutral water management in the context of climate change in Africa
The paper focuses on ecosystems rather than commodities; on underlying processes (both biophysical and socio-economical) than simple relationships; and on managing the effects of interactions between various elements of ...