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Climate change, assets, and food security in Southern African cities

Bruce Frayne

Climate change, assets, and food security in Southern African cities

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Published by Earthscan in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

  • Urbanization,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Food security,
  • Poverty,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bruce Frayne, Caroline Moser, and Gina Ziervogel
    LC ClassificationsQC903.2.A356 C56 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24918154M
    ISBN 109781849714181, 9780415696043, 9780203144084
    LC Control Number2011027109

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Climate change, assets, and food security in Southern African cities by Bruce Frayne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities comprises ten chapters which focus on southern African cities, with each chapter written by highly experienced academics, research-focused practitioners and professional planners.

Although the book concentrates on southern African cities, the insights which are presented can be Cited by: Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities book. Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities book.

Edited By Bruce Frayne, Caroline Moser, Gina Ziervogel. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 1 March Pub. location London.

Imprint : Jane Battersby. The Ithemba Farmer’s story of climate change and food security adaptation in Cpae Town, South Africa – Housing versus food?, in Frayne, B., Moser, C.

and Ziervogel, G. (eds.). Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities. Jane Battersby is an urban geographer with an interest in all things food related.

Her current areas of particular interest are urban food systems, urban food policies and the construction of food security theory in Northern and Southern research contexts.

Climate change in Africa pertains to aspects of climate change within the continent of pogenic climate change is already a reality in Africa, as it is elsewhere in the ing to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Africa is among the most vulnerable continents to climate change.

The vulnerability of Africa to climate change is driven by a range of. Original language: English: Title of host publication: Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities: Place of Publication: Oxon, UKCited by: 5.

Abstract. Much debate surrounds the economic viability of urban agriculture as a livelihood strategy for Africa’s urban poor. This debate appears most polarised in South African cities, where key critiques revolve around urban agriculture’s low level of contribution to Cited by: 1.

Bruce Frayne is the author of Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews), Climate Change, Assets and F 5/5(1). Safeguarding food security in the face of climate change also implies avoiding the disruptions or declines in global and local food supplies that could result from changes in temperature and precipitation regimes and new patterns of pests and diseases.

Coordinates Kalingalinga is a low-income, high-density settlement east of Lusaka, in ZambiaAs ofit compri to 30, residents; a very poor area, it borders the wealthier townships of Mtendere and Kabulonga, and many of its occupants are poor people who were discouraged from settling in Lusaka and moved as squatters to outlying regions of the city.

Failing, W. A spatial planning perspective on climate change, asset adaptation and food security. In B. Frayne & G. Ziervogel (Eds.), Climate change, assets and food security in Southern African cities (pp. Oxon: Routledge. Google ScholarAuthor: Dianne Long, Gina Ziervogel.

Ordinary Families, Extraordinary Lives: Assets and Poverty Reduction in Guayaquil, by Caroline O.N. Moser avg rating — 0 ratings — published In our today's edition we try to look at the relationship between, climate change, agriculture and food security as a contributing factor affecting food security especially on the African continent.

According to the World Food Summit organised in Rome infood security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nuritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthyFile Size: KB.

Further below we summarize the effects of global warming by geographical area (Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America, North America, Polar regions, small islands). Source of data is the summary for policymakers of the report "Climate Change " provided by IPCC (1).

Role: Project Manager. Alice is the coordinator for the Future Resilience for African CiTies and Lands (FRACTAL) project. She has been working in the field of climate change for a number of years, particularly through designing and managing donor-funded adaptation projects (including GEF, Adaptation Fund and GCF) in Africa and Asia.

(), “Climate Change Issues and Research Institutions in Selected East and Southern African Cities”. Ford Foundation and Global Urban Research Centre, University of Manchester. (), “Urban agriculture and Food security in sub-Saharan African Cities: A case study of Lusaka, Zambia”.

A report submitted to Agropolis and the. Simon Mason works on seasonal climate forecasting and verification, climate change, and southern African climate variability. Ángel Muñoz studies the predictability of extreme events at subseasonal-to-decadal scales. He also works to apply climate forecasts in ways that enhance food security, especially in Latin America.

Water. Climate Change, Assets and Food Security in Southern African Cities, Eds. Bruce Frayne, Caroline Moser and Gina Ziervogel. PUBLISHED ARTICLES & REPORTS. Food System and Food Security Study for the City of Cape Town Prepared by Jane Battersby, Gareth Haysom, Godfrey Tawodzera, Milla McLachlan, Jonathan Crush.

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African cities have a distinctive age profile, with a predominance of young people. Although disaggregated figures for urban areas are hard to come by, children under age 15 accounted for 41 per cent of the African population inand young persons aged Cited by: Managing climate change and air quality.

To manage climate change and air quality effectively, the DEA aims to increase the number of government-owned air quality monitoring stations reporting to the South African Air Quality Information System from in /18 to in / Beyond Agricultural Impacts: Multiple Perspectives on Climate Change in Africa presents the theories and methods commonly applied in climate change assessment from various locations in Africa, also inspiring further research that addresses the broad spectrum of societal impacts that result from altered climate status.

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SADC Southern African Development Community safe and nutritious food by all South African at all times to meet their dietary and food preferences for an active and healthy life. This statement is also a definition of food security by the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nation (FAO).

Its goal is to eradicate hunger. This paper provides an overview of some of the significant environmental problems in the Southern African region.

The key problems highlighted are global warming and climate variability, loss of. Cities today are at the forefront of climate change.

Although they occupy only 2% of the earth’s land surface, they are home to more than half the world’s population and represent about 80% of the world’s energy consumption and more than 60% of greenhouse gas emissions.

[1] Due to expanding populations and growing needs, cities’ residents, infrastructure and services are highly. Materials from this book may be reproduced provided Population Action International and the authors are acknowledged as the source. Summary For more than a decade, since the release of a seminal report by the Size: KB.

Project teams must be aware of several important caveats in using the decision trees: The trees provide a generalized overview of potential impacts, but climate change is likely to affect different types of projects across different regions in diverse and highly context-specific ways.

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Numerous researchers and organizations have predicted that climate change will trigger historically unprecedented waves of mass migration. MPI's Carolina Fritz examines the complex links between climate change and migration, how and where these links influence current and future migration patterns, and some of the problems with predicting future flows.

This report is an indicator-based assessment of past and projected climate change and its impacts on ecosystems and society. It also looks at society’s vulnerability to these impacts and at the development of adaptation policies and the underlying knowledge base.

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This paper addresses how climate change adaptation can help counter the increased risk of violent conflict that is associated with these climatic changes. Extant climate-conflict links however, involve a complex interaction of many factors that mediate the impact of climate by: 4.

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Chapter 2 - Agriculture, food security and nutrition This chapter is concerned with the interactions among agriculture, food security and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa. It starts with the definition of basic terms that will be used throughout the book and goes on to look at.

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