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Challenges faced by rural people in mitigating the effects of climate change in the Mazungunye communal lands, Zimbabwe
The phenomenon of climate change is one of the most contested and debated concepts globally. Some governments still deny the existence of climate change and its impact on rural–urban areas around the world. However, the ...
Climate adaptation in the public health sector in Africa: evidence from United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change National Communications
Climate change has potential to affect human health in various ways. Extreme temperatures and cold both result in deaths, while the changing habitats favouring the breeding of vectors could result in the spread of diseases ...
Impact of climate change on primary agriculture, water sources and food security in Western Cape, South Africa
Climate change is undoubtedly one of the biggest crises that humanity is facing today. There is a robust scientific consensus that human-induced climate change is occurring not only in the Western Cape but around the world. ...
Indigenous knowledge approach in maintaining a livelihood in the face of disastrous climate change: case of drought in Msinga villages, KwaZulu-Natal
The aim of this study is to explore and examine the ways of maintaining livelihoods of communities in the face of extreme climatic conditions using indigenous knowledge systems. Special attention was paid to drought ...
Estimating damage costs of flooding on small- and medium-sized enterprises in Kigali, Rwanda
In the past, Kigali has frequently experienced heavy rain events. These have often led to flooding, which also affected businesses. In the face of climate change, such events can become more frequent and can threaten ...
Small grain production as an adaptive strategy to climate change in Mangwe District, Matabeleland South in Zimbabwe
This article assesses the feasibility of small grains as an adaptive strategy to climate change in the Mangwe District in Zimbabwe. The change in climate has drastically affected rainfall patterns across the globe and in ...