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Investigating the impact of climate variability and climate change on tick
The impact of climate variability and climate change on tickborne diseases in Chiredzi District was investigated. Ticks are responsible for several diseases (tickborne diseases) that significantly affect livestock, ...
Reservoir Operation Under Different Climate Change Scenarios: Case of Roswa Dam, Bikita District, Zimbabwe.
The challenge of maintaining or improving the quality of rural livelihoods against the increasing threat of climate change (CC) and climate variability (CV) calls for the development of robust and tested systems, tools ...
Seasonal climate prediction and adaptation using indigenous knowledge systems in agriculture systems in Southern Africa: A review
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2015-04-15)
Erratic rainfall and increasing temperature is rapidly emerging as one of the most serious global problems affecting many sectors in the world. It is considered to be one of the most serious threats to sustainable development ...
The role of Indigenous Knowledge Systems in coping with food security and climate challenges in Mbire District, Zimbabwe
Agriculture is the main form of livelihood in the Mbire District of Zimbabwe. The district lies in Natural Region IV and the average rains are 650 mm per year and experiences frequent droughts and floods. Weather forecasting ...
Impacts of climate change on crop production practices among small holder farmers in Guruve district, Zimbabwe
This research was carried out in Guruve district with the aim of documenting local people’s experiences and perceptions towards climate change impacts on crop production and their responses. Qualitative and quantitative ...
Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture as A Pathway to Food Security: A Review Mapping the Use of Food Sovereignty
Renewed interest in the nexus between sustainability and food security has led to growing discussions on the use of food sovereignty principles in agricultural practice. As a result of the transfiguration of the urban ...
INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION UNDER SMALL- HOLDER FARMER MANAGEMENT IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE: A CASE OF GURUVE DISTRICT
Indigenous knowledge systems of livestock care and health care is the only asset in the hands of the small holder farmers to mitigate the impact of climate change on livestock production. This study explores the role of ...
Climate change mainstreaming in extension agents training curricula: a case of Mopani and Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
This study assessed the provision of informal training offered by the Limpopo Department of Agriculture, South Africa, to agricultural extension officers (AEOs). The study used surveyed 90 public extension officers ...
Smallholder farmer’s perceived effects of climate change on crop production and household livelihoods in rural Limpopo province, South Africa.
This study investigated the perceived effects of climate change on crop production and household livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Mopani and Vhembe district, South Africa. Data was collected through a questionnaire ...
Past climates of central Africa
(Oxford University Press, 1962)