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Drought Challenges

Policy Options for Developing Countries

1st Edition, Volume 2 - September 25, 2019

Editors: Everisto Mapedza, Daniel Tsegai, Michael Bruntrup, Robert McLeman

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 8 2 0 - 4
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 4 8 2 1 - 1

Drought Challenges: Livelihood Implications in Developing Countries, Volume Two, provides an understanding of the occurrence and impacts of droughts for developing countries… Read more

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Drought Challenges: Livelihood Implications in Developing Countries, Volume Two, provides an understanding of the occurrence and impacts of droughts for developing countries and vulnerable sub-groups, such as women and pastoralists. It presents tools for assessing vulnerabilities, introduces individual policies to combat the effects of droughts, and highlights the importance of integrated multi-sectoral approaches and drought networks at various levels. Currently, there are few books on the market that address the growing need for knowledge on these cross-cutting issues. As drought can occur anywhere, the systemic connections between droughts and livelihoods are a key factor in development in many dryland and agriculturally-dependent nations.