Climate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa (Paperback)

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By Bal Ram Singh (Editor), Andy Safalaoh (Editor), Nyambilila A. Amuri (Editor)
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PartI: Introduction.- Chapter1: Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability under changing climate in Africa.- PartII: Conservation Agriculture, carbon sequestration and soil and water management.- Chapter2: The Prospects for Conservation Agriculture in Ethiopia.- Chapter3: Land Use Changes and Sustainable Land Management Practices for Soil Carbon Sequestration in Sub-Saharan African Agro-Ecosystems.- Chapter4: Gendered adaptation and coping mechanisms to climate variability in Eastern Uganda rice farming systems.- Chapter5: Integrated soil fertility management based on pigeon pea and cowpea cropping systems influences nitrogen use efficiency, yields and quality of subsequent maize on Alfisols in central Malawi.- Chapter6: A Hydrological Assessment of Wetlands in Lilongwe Peri-Urban Areas: A Case of Njewa, Catchment, Lilongwe Malawi.- PartIII: Sustainable crop/livestock/aquaculture/fish production.- Chapter7: Productivity and chemical composition of maize stover and rice straw under smallholder farming systems intensification in Tanzania.- Chapter8: INTENSIFICATION OF SORGHUM AND PEARL MILLET PRODUCTION IN THE SAHEL-SUDANIAN CLIMATIC ZONES OF MALI.- Chapter9: Impact of climate variability on the use and exposure of pesticides in sugarcane production in Malawi.- Chapter10: Yield and profitability of cotton grown under smallholder organic and conventional cotton farming systems in Meatu District, Tanzania.- Chapter11: In Search of Climate-Smart Feeds: The Potential of Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum, L) to replace maize as an energy feed ingredient in broiler diets in Malawi.- Chapter12: Climate Change and Weather Variability Effects on Cattle Production: Perception of Cattle Keepers in Chikwawa, Malawi.- Chapter13: A cohort study of reproductive performance, associated infections and management factors in Zebu cows from smallholder farms in Malawi.- Chapter14: Effect of dry season supplement feeding of Malawi Zebu cows on reproductive performance, lactation and weight gain in calves.- Chapter15: Effects of concentrate supplementation on the fatty acid composition of fat depots in crossbred goats.- Chapter16: Goat milk quality and possible dairy products from rural households of Tanzania and Malawi under the Farmers-Processor's partnership.- Chapter17: The need for farmer support and record keeping to enhance sustainable dairy goats breeding in Tanzania and Malawi.- Chapter18: Stratified livestock production and live animal and meat export from Ethiopia: Lessons from the experience of a donor funded project.- Chapter19: Of 'white elephants' in fisheries: A conflict resolution model around the usage of climate-smart fish postharvest technologies in Lake Malawi .- PartIV: Policy and Institutions for sustainable agriculture and natural resource management.- Chapter20: Policy and Action for food and climate uncertainties in Malawi.- Chapter21: Need for personal transformations in a changing climate: reflections on environmental change and climate-smart agriculture in Africa.- PartV: Value addition options for smallholder market access and integration.- Chapter22: Between the Sun and Fish are People: A Socio-Economic Study of Solar Dryers for Fish Processing in Malawi.- Chapter23: Profitability of supplementary feeding of indigenous cattle in dry areas of Tanzania.- Chapter24: Integrating smallholder farmers to commodity value chains in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges, prospects and policy issues.- Chapter25: Economic Rationale of Using African Weaver ants, Oecophylla longinoda Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Sustainable Management of Cashew Pests in Tanzania.- PartVI: Upscaling innovative technologies on.

About the Author

Dr. Bal Ram Singh is a Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Dr. Andy Safalaoh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi. Dr. Nyambilia A. Amuri is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Soil and Geological Sciences at Sokoine University of Agriculture. Dr. Lars Olav Eik is a Professor in the Department of International Environment and Development Studies at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Dr. Bishal Sitaula is a Professor in the Department of International Environment and Development Studies at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Dr. Rattan Lal is a Professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, at the Ohio State University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030375393
ISBN-10: 3030375390
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 18th, 2021
Pages: 637
Language: English