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Parallel structures for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Southern Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
During the last decade, the interest of the international community in the concepts of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation has been growing immensely. Even though an increasing number of scholars seem to ...
‘Too many mice make no lining for their nest’ – Reasons and effects of parallel governmental structures for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Southern Africa
Many African countries face escalating challenges of increasing disaster risk and anticipated impacts of climate change. Although disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) are tightly linked and ...
Policy coherence between food security, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in South Africa : a summative content analysis approach
Climate change through extreme weather events threatens food security (FS) and the eradication of poverty. Thus, improving FS will require adapting to the impacts of climate change as well as reducing the risks of ...
Greenhouse gas emissions as sustainability indicators in agricultural sectors’ adaptation to climate change: policy implications
Effective adaptation action to climate change requires a balance between reducing vulnerabilities and managing risks. However, in most adaptation actions, risks such as greenhouse gas emissions, and those that impose ...