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Responding to climate change through joint partnership: insights from the Okavango Delta in Botswana
(Emerald, www.emeraldinsight.com, 2014)
Purpose: Climate change continues to pose a serious challenge to mankind. Given their socio-economic and vulnerable situations, resource-poor farmers will be hard hit and likely to be the most affected group in Africa – ...
Analysis of gender and other social dimensions of household water
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, http://www.ccsenet.org, 2014-11-26)
This paper analyzes impacts of water insecurity on men, women and children in Botswana, a middle income and semi-arid country. The paper contributes to the burgeoning literature on water security. Households in different ...
Ethno-meteorology and scientific weather forecasting: small farmers and scientists’ perspectives on climate variability in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Elsevier, http://www.elsevier.com/, 2014-09-03)
Recent trends in abrupt weather changes continue to pose a challenge to agricultural production most especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The paper specifically addresses the questions on how local farmers read and predict ...
Short and long term strategies for household water insecurity in Ngamiland, Botswana
(Canadian Center for Science and Education, http://www.ccsenet.org, 2014-05-16)
The paper analyses coping (short-term) and adaptation (long-term) strategies by households to address water insecurity in Ngamiland, Botswana, a middle income and semi-arid country. Quantitative (i.e. structured household ...