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Climate change and food security : Africa and the Caribbean

Title
Climate change and food security : Africa and the Caribbean / edited by Elizabeth Thomas-Hope.
Publication
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.

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Additional Authors
Thomas-Hope, Elizabeth M.,
Description
xv, 221 pages : illustrations, maps; 25 cm
Series Statement
Routledge advances in climate change research
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Preface / Elizabeth Thomas-Hope -- Introduction: The interface of climate change and food security / Elizabeth Thomas-Hope -- Part I: Trends in climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean -- Trends in climate change in Africa / Walter Leal Filho, Isaac Kow Tetteh, Haruna Moda Musa -- Climate change and the Caribbean: trends and implications / Michael A. Taylor, Jhordanne J. Jones and Tannecia S. Stephenson -- Part II: Rural livelihoods and adaptive responses to climate change -- Assessing the vulnerability of Caribbean farmers to climate change impacts: a comparative study of cocoa farmers in Jamaica and Trinidad / Kevon Rhiney, Anton Eitzinger, Aidan Farrell, Michael Taylor -- Liquid gold or poverty in a cup? The vulnerability of Blue Mountain and High Mountain coffee farmers in Jamaica to the effects of climate change / Anne-Teresa Birthwright -- Climate change adaptations by smallholder farmers in northern Nigeria to enhance food security / Adamu Idris Tanko -- Small-holder adaptations to climate change: dynamics, constraints and priorities of coastal Guyana / Linda Johnson-Bhola -- Perceptions of changing climatic conditions in rural Kano, Nigeria: effects on harvests and farmers' adaptive coping strategies / Halima Abdulkadir Idris -- Perceptions and attitudes towards climate change: strategies for food security amongst female farmers in rural Jamaica / Ayesha Constable -- Flirting with food security: resilience in the face of conflict, climate change and communicable diseases in rural Sierra Leone / Jerram Bateman, Tony Binns, Etienne Nel -- Part III: Urban food systems and governance in the context of climate change -- Climate change, food and the city: agency and urban scale food system networks / Gareth Haysom -- Urban food deserts in Cape Town: food security, food access and climate change / Mary Caesar, Jonathan Crush -- Food insecurity in the context of climate change in Maputo City, Mozambique: challenges and coping strategies / Inês M. Raimundo -- Part IV: Strengthening resilience for enhancing food security in the context of climate change -- Global biomass rush: land grabbing, food security and socio-political stability of Sub-Saharan Africa / Akunne Okoli -- Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) as a climate change adaptation strategy in Burkina Faso and Mali / Kennedy Muthee, Cheikh Mbow, Geoffrey Macharia, Walter Leal Filho -- Micro-insurance in disaster risk reduction: a strategy for enhancing domestic food security in CARICOM countries / Balfour Spence.
Call Number
Sc E 18-482
ISBN
  • 9781138204270
  • 1138204277
  • 9781315469737
  • 1315469731
LCCN
2016030481
Title
Climate change and food security : Africa and the Caribbean / edited by Elizabeth Thomas-Hope.
Publisher
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Routledge advances in climate change research
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added Author
Thomas-Hope, Elizabeth M., editor, author.
Research Call Number
Sc E 18-482
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