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South Africa and Climate change

South Africa
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Population: 49000000
  • Size: 1219912.0 Km2

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Electricity supply in South Africa: Path dependency or decarbonisation?
G. Montmasson-Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2017
Renewable energy technologies have experienced an exponential growth in South Africa, thanks to the procurement of large-scale power plants. However, South Africa’s electricity sector still lacks a level playing field. Significan...
Agriculture and adaptation to climate change: the role of wildlife ranching in South Africa
J. Otieno; E. Muchapondwa / Economic Research Southern Africa 2016
In the arid and semi-arid areas of Africa, some of the most common land uses remain in pastoralism or in some cases commercial livestock ranching. Agricultural activities in these areas especially beef production is known to be highly...
Climate change, household vulnerability and smart agricukture: the case of two South African provinces
International Development Research Centre 2016
The impact of climate change disasters poses significant challenges for South Africa especially for vulnerable rural households. In South Africa there is dearth of knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level, especia...
Climate adaptation readiness for agriculture: drought lessons from the Western Cape, South Africa
S. Midgely; N. Methner / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Agriculture is a critical component of national and sub-national economies, yet it is also highly vulnerable to weather extremes and scarce water resources. Climate change is increasing disaster risks in Southern Africa. Despite progr...
Climate change adaptation and agriculture in South Africa: a policy assessment
M. Zwane; G. Montmasson-Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
Agriculture is one of the two sectors (along with mining) at the core of economic development. Underpinning food systems, agricultural activities constitute an indispensable pillar of sustainable development. This is especially true i...
Temperature variability and occurrence of diarrhoea in children under five-years-old in Cape Town Metropolitan sub-districts
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2016
Diarrhoea is among the main causes of morbidity and mortality in children within the developing world. According to the (2007) Intergovernmen al Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, there is an expected increase in the global annual...
Climate change, household vulnerability and smart agriculture: the case of two South African provinces
International Development Research Centre 2016
The impact of climate change disasters poses significant challenges for South Africa especially for vulnerable rural households. In South Africa there is dearth of knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level, especia...
Seeds of adaptation Climate change, crop diversification and the role of women farmers
Center for International Forestry Research 2016
Farmers’ own seed systems are at the heart of food security. These systems are currently under stress due to political, social, economic and environmental changes. Women farmers play key roles in these systems. However, t...
Determinants of rural farmers’ adoption of climate change adaptation strategies: evidence from the Amathole District Municipality, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
A. Taruvinga; M. Visser; L. Zhou / International Journal of Environmental Science and Development 2016
There is consensus that rural farmers' livelihoods are vulnerable to climate change. Also, literature suggests that locally driven adaptations are critical complementary strategies that can be targeted to reduce the negative effects o...
The BRICS on the road to COP 21
BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2015
The impact of the actions of the countries that constitute the BRICS goes beyond the scope of the economic sector, reaching, among others, the socio-environmental agenda through issues such as the exploitation of natural resou...
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