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Climate Change and Food Security in West Asia and North Africa

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The countries of West Asia and North Africa (WANA) have long had the challenge of providing sustainable livelihoods for their populations in the fragile ecosystems of semi-arid and arid areas.

Table of Contents

Part I Climate Change in West Asia and North Africa 1 Climate Change in West Asia and North Africa (WANA): Overview; Mannava V.K. Sivakumar, Alex C. Ruane, and Jose Camacho 2 Implications of Climate Change for Agriculture and Food Security in the Western Asia and Northern Africa Region; Ramasamy Selvaraju Part II Climate Change and Environment 3 Climate Change and Soil Quality in the WANA Region; Rattan Lal 4 Conserving Green and Blue Water in the WANA Region; Hamed Daly-Hassen, Yves Birot, Carlos Gracia and Marc Palahi 5 Climate Change and Land Use in the WANA Region with a Specific Reference to Morocco; Mostafa Ibrahim and Rattan Lal 6 Responses of Insect Pests to Climate Change: Effects and Interactions of Temperature, CO2 on Soil Quality; Vanessa L. Muilenberg and Daniel A. Herms 7 Climate Change and Locusts in the WANA Region; Keith Cressman Part III Climate Change and Food Security: Perspectives from WANA Sub-Regions 8 Climate Change Impact on WANA: Key Researchable Issues and Proposed Measures; Ibrahim Hamdan and Susanna Smets 9 Climate Variability and Change in North African Countries; F. Driouech, S. Ben Rached, T. El Heirech 10 Climate Change in Drylands of the Eastern Mediterranean: from Assessment Methods to Adaptation Strategies; E. De Pauw and W. Göbel 11 Climate Change and Food Security in the Nile Valley and Red Sea; Ayman F. Abou Hadid 12 Food Security and Climate Change in West Asia; Ibrahim Ortas and Rattan Lal Part IV Mitigation and Adaptation Options for Different Agroeconomic Sectors in WANA 13 Mitigation and Adaptation Options for Rainfed Agriculture in West Asia and North Africa; Awni Taimeh 14 Mitigation and Adaptation Options of Climate Change in Irrigated Agriculture in Arab Countries; Dia El-Din El Quosy15 Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Options for the Livestock Sector in the West Asia and North Africa; Markos Tibbo and Jeannette van de Steeg 16 Afforestation Potential in the WANA Region to Sequester Carbon and Improve Soil Quality; Roger A. Williams Part V Policy, Financial, Institutional and Cooperation Issues 17 Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change into the Development Agenda; Nasri Haddad and Kamel Shideed 18 Possible Financial Innovations and Market Mechanisms at the National Level to Cope with Climate Change in WANA Region; S.V.R.K. Prabhakar 19 Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Arab World: A Summary of Case Studies from Syria, Tunisia and Yemen; Clemens Breisinger, Perrihan Al-Riffai and Manfred Wiebelt 20 Human Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation: Factors that Influence Behaviours; Eric Toman and Richard Moore Part VI Regional Agricultural Adaptation and Mitigation Framework for Climate Change in WANA 21 Regional Framework for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the WANA Region; Ghassan Hamdallah 22 Adaptation Strategies for Different Sectors in the WANA Region - Summaries of Breakout Group Discussions; Mannava V.K. Sivakumar, Faisal Awawdeh, Nasri Haddad, Ibrahim Hamdan, Mark Holderness, Rattan Lal, Ibrahim Ortas, and Selvaraju Ramasamy Part VII Conference Declaration 23 Kuwait Declaration

Product Details

ISBN:
9789400767508
Author:
Sivakumar, Mannava
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Ramasamy, Selvaraju
Author:
Selvaraju, Ramasamy
Author:
Hamdan, Ibrahim
Author:
Lal, Rattan
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Climate change
Subject:
food security
Subject:
Mitigation and Adaptation Options
Subject:
Policy and financial innovations
Subject:
Regional Adaptation Framework
Subject:
Agriculture
Subject:
Meteorology/Climatology
Subject:
Soil Science & Conservation
Subject:
Sustainable Development
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
atmospheric sciences
Subject:
Life sciences
Subject:
B
Subject:
Biomedical and Life Sciences
Subject:
Climatic changes
Subject:
Soil conservation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Publication Date:
20130815
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
500
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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