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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 249.00
Improved adaptation of food production, particularly in areas where climate variability is large, holds the key to improving food security for human populations. Increasing climate knowledge and improved prediction capabilities facilitate the development of relevant climate information and prediction products for applications in agriculture to reduce... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; Not Available
This book reviews the latest assessments of climate variability and climate change, and their impacts on agriculture and forestry, and recommends appropriate adaptation strategies for reducing the vulnerability of agriculture and forestry to climate variability and climate change. Among other solutions, the text offers management strategies to mitigate... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 339.00
In many parts of the world, climatic variations are recognized as one of the major factors contributing to land degradation impacting on agricultural systems performance and management. To accurately assess sustainable land management practices, the climate resources and the risk of climate-related or induced natural disasters in a region must be known.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; Not Available
Based on an International Workshop held in New Delhi, India, this work should be of interest to all organizations and agencies interested in improved risk management in agriculture. In many parts of the world, weather and climate are one of the biggest production risks and uncertainty factors impacting on agricultural systems performance and management.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 230.95
Sustaining Soil Productivity in Response to Global Climate Chan ge: Science, Policy, and Ethics is a multi-disciplinary volume exploring the ethical, political and social issues surrounding the stewardship of our vital soil resources. Based on topics presented by an international group of experts at a conference convened through support of the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 249.00
Agricultural production is highly dependent on weather, climate and water availability and is adversely affected by the weather and climate-related disasters. Droughts and natural disasters such as floods can result in crop failures, food insecurity, famine, loss of property and life, mass migration and negative national economic... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; Not Available
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. Climate change is already a reality in WANA and it places additional constraints on the already fragile ecosystems of dry areas and limited natural resources... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 279.00
Of the 1 billion food insecure people, more than 30% are in South Asia. Large populations of Bangladesh and other coastal regions may be displaced by sea level rise. This book addresses food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change. more...