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Title Climate impacts on agricultural and natural resource sustainability in Africa / Bal Ram Singh, Andy Safalaoh, Nyambilila A. Amuri, Lars Olav Eik, Bishal K. Sitaula, Rattan Lal, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2020.

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Subject Sustainable agriculture -- Africa.
Natural resources -- Africa -- Management.
Alt Name Singh, Bal Ram.
Safalaoh, Andy.
Amuri, Nyambilila A.
Eik, Lars Olav.
Sitaula, Bishal K.
Lal, R.
Description 1 online resource (624 pages)
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
Contents E under a changing climate -- Chapter28: Availability, access and use of weather and climate information by smallholder farmers in the Kilombero River Catchment, Tanzania -- Chapter29: Gender differentiation in the adoption of climate smart agriculture technologies and level of adaptive capacity to Climate Change in Malawi -- Chapter30: Smallholder farming in Mara and Iringa Regions, Tanzania: Current practices, Constraints and Opportunities -- Chapter31: Impact of Farm Input Subsidies vis-a-vis Climate-Smart Technologies on Maize Productivity: A Tale of Smallholder Farmers in Malawi -- Chapter32: Digital storytelling as an agricultural extension communication tool in smallholder farming and fishing communities in Malawi -- Chapter33: Assessing the role of storytelling presentation in knowledge transfer from climate change projects in Tanzania: The case of the EPINAV programme -- PartVII: Conclusion -- Chapter34: Knowledge gaps and research priorities e, lactation and weight gain in calves -- Chapter15: Effects of concentrate supplementation on the fatty acid composition of fat depots in crossbred goats -- Chapter16: Goat milk quality and possible dairy products from rural households of Tanzania and Malawi under the Farmers-Processors partnership -- Chapter17: The need for farmer support and record keeping to enhance sustainable dairy goats breeding in Tanzania and Malawi -- Chapter18: Stratified livestock production and live animal and meat export from Ethiopia: Lessons from the experience of a donor funded project -- Chapter19: Of 'white elephants in fisheries: A conflict resolution model around the usage of climate-smart fish postharvest technologies in Lake Malawi -- PartIV: Policy and Institutions for sustainable agriculture and natural resource management -- Chapter20: Policy and Action for food and climate uncertainties in Malawi -- Chapter21: Need for personal transformations in a changing climate: reflections on environmental change and climate-smart agriculture in Africa -- PartV: Value addition options for smallholder market access and integration -- Chapter22: Between the Sun and Fish are People: A Socio-Economic Study of Solar Dryers for Fish Processing in Malawi -- Chapter23: Profitability of supplementary feeding of indigenous cattle in dry areas of Tanzania -- Chapter24: Integrating smallholder farmers to commodity value chains in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges, prospects and policy issues -- Chapter25: Economic Rationale of Using African Weaver ants, Oecophylla longinoda Latreille (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) for Sustainable Management of Cashew Pests in Tanzania -- PartVI: Upscaling innovative technologies on smallholder farms -- Chapter26: Determinants of ISFM Technology Adoption and Dis-adoption Among Smallholder Maize Farmers in Central Malawi -- Chapter27: Exploiting arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-rhizobia-legume symbiosis to increase smallholder farmers crop production and resilienc.
Summary This book discusses knowledge-based sustainable agro-ecological and natural resource management systems and best practices for sustained agricultural productivity and ecosystem resilience for better livelihoods under a changing climate. With a focus on agriculture in Africa, the book assesses innovative technologies for use on smallholder farms, and addresses some of the key Sustainable Development Goals to guide innovative responses and enhanced adaptation methods for coping with climate change. Contributions are based on 'Capacity Building for Managing Climate Change in Malawi' (CABMACC), a five-year program with an overall goal to improve livelihoods and food security through innovative responses and enhanced capacity of adaptation to climate change. Readers will discover more about sustainable crop production, climate smart agriculture, on-farm energy supply from biogas and the potential of soil carbon sequestration in crop-livestock systems.
ISBN 9783030375379 (electronic bk.)
3030375374 (electronic bk.)
9783030375362 (print)
3030375366
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-030-37
10.1007/978-3-030-37537-9
OCLC # 1147295405
Additional Format Print version: Singh, Bal Ram. Climate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa. Cham : Springer, 2020 9783030375362.



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