IFPRI Discussion Paper 01013 July 2010
Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa
A Review of Data Sources, Poverty Reduction Strategy Programs (PRSPs) and National Adaptation Plans for Agriculture (NAPAs) in ASARECA Member Countries
Jonathan Makau Nzuma Michael Waithaka Richard Mbithi Mulwa Miriam Kyotalimye Gerald Nelson
Environment and Production TechnologyDivision
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Abstract Abbreviations and Acronyms 1.Introduction 2. Overview of Datasets related to Climate Change and Agriculture within ASARECA 3. Climate Change Adaptation Strategies within ASARECA 4. Country Positions in the Current UN Negotiations 5. Conclusion Appendix References v viii 1 2 17 45 49 50 51
List of Tables
1. Climate change adaptation strategies in ASARECA member countries 2. Crop and livestock data for Burundi 3. Climate datafor Burundi 4. Climate data for the DRC 5. Crop and livestock data for Eritrea 6. Climate data for Eritrea 7. Crop and livestock data for Ethiopia 8. Climate data for Ethiopia 9. Crop and livestock data for Kenya 10. Climate data available for Kenya 11. Crops and livestock data for Madagascar. 12. Climate data available for Madagascar 13. Crop and livestock data for Rwanda 14. Climate data for...
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