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The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands - With a Focus on West Africa (Hardcover, 2004 ed.): A.J Dietz, R Ruben, A. Verhagen The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands - With a Focus on West Africa (Hardcover, 2004 ed.)
A.J Dietz, R Ruben, A. Verhagen
R7,541 R6,083 Discovery Miles 60 830 Save R1,458 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sahelian West Africa has recovered from the disastrous droughts of the 1970s and 1980s. People have learned to adapt to risk and uncertainty in fragile dryland environments. They, as well as global change scientists, are worried about the impact of climate change on these West African drylands. What do the experiences of the last thirty years say about the preparedness for higher temperatures, lower rainfall, and even more variability? Detailed studies on Dryland West Africa as a whole, and on Burkina Faso, Mali and Northern Ghana in particular show an advanced coping behaviour and increased adaptation, but also major differences in vulnerability and coping potential. Climate change preparedness programmes have only just started and require more robust support, and more specific social targeting, for a population which is rapidly growing, even more rapidly urbanising, and further integrating in a globalised economy.

This book is the first of its kind with a comprehensive analysis of climate change experiences in West African drylands, with attention for pathways of change and the diversity of adaptation options available. This book is of interest to scientists studying global and climate change, especially dealing with issues of adaptation. Social scientists, economists, geographers and policy makers concerned with West Africa should also read this book.

Destellos En El Oceano de La Innovacion (English, Spanish, Hardcover): Pablo Trevino R., Ruben Barajas Z. Destellos En El Oceano de La Innovacion (English, Spanish, Hardcover)
Pablo Trevino R., Ruben Barajas Z.
R663 Discovery Miles 6 630 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A traves de un proceso de innovacion se puede crear una sociedad en linea orientada a solucionar problemas o buscar oportunidades. El cambio acelerado de nuestra forma de vida requiere que todas las organizaciones desarrollen espacios modernos de convivencia virtual, las generaciones contemporaneas estan acostumbradas a expresarse por medios cada vez mas sofisticados. El choque generacional es evidente, sobre todo en las escuelas, donde maestros tradicionales ensenan a repetir lo que dicen sus libros gratuitos, y sus alumnos con su celular navegan distraidos; cada vez mas desconfiados de que ese tipo de educacion les sirva para algo. En este ensayo damos los destellos de las tecnicas de innovacion para que cualquier organizacion formule las rutinas que le permitan modernizarse, y a traves de los programas de www.innovacionuniversitaria.com desarrolle la concurrencia para que su sociedad virtual evolucione.

Destellos En El Oceano de La Innovacion (English, Spanish, Paperback): Pablo Trevino R., Ruben Barajas Z. Destellos En El Oceano de La Innovacion (English, Spanish, Paperback)
Pablo Trevino R., Ruben Barajas Z.
R259 Discovery Miles 2 590 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A traves de un proceso de innovacion se puede crear una sociedad en linea orientada a solucionar problemas o buscar oportunidades. El cambio acelerado de nuestra forma de vida requiere que todas las organizaciones desarrollen espacios modernos de convivencia virtual, las generaciones contemporaneas estan acostumbradas a expresarse por medios cada vez mas sofisticados. El choque generacional es evidente, sobre todo en las escuelas, donde maestros tradicionales ensenan a repetir lo que dicen sus libros gratuitos, y sus alumnos con su celular navegan distraidos; cada vez mas desconfiados de que ese tipo de educacion les sirva para algo. En este ensayo damos los destellos de las tecnicas de innovacion para que cualquier organizacion formule las rutinas que le permitan modernizarse, y a traves de los programas de www.innovacionuniversitaria.com desarrolle la concurrencia para que su sociedad virtual evolucione.

Agrarian Policies in Central America (Paperback, 1st ed. 2000): W. Pelupessy, R Ruben Agrarian Policies in Central America (Paperback, 1st ed. 2000)
W. Pelupessy, R Ruben
R1,802 Discovery Miles 18 020 Out of stock

Macroeconomic adjustment and sectoral reforms have strongly modified the framework for rural development in Central America. This book offers a structural analysis of agrarian policies in Central America and their impact on production conditions and farmers' welfare.

The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands - With a Focus on West Africa (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.... The Impact of Climate Change on Drylands - With a Focus on West Africa (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004)
A.J Dietz, R Ruben, A. Verhagen
R8,362 Discovery Miles 83 620 Out of stock

Sahelian West Africa has recovered from the disastrous droughts of the 1970s and 1980s. People have learned to adapt to risk and uncertainty in fragile dryland environments. They, as well as global change scientists, are worried about the impact of climate change on these West African drylands. What do the experiences of the last thirty years say about the preparedness for higher temperatures, lower rainfall, and even more variability? Detailed studies on Dryland West Africa as a whole, and on Burkina Faso, Mali and Northern Ghana in particular show an advanced coping behaviour and increased adaptation, but also major differences in vulnerability and coping potential. Climate change preparedness programmes have only just started and require more robust support, and more specific social targeting, for a population which is rapidly growing, even more rapidly urbanising, and further integrating in a globalised economy.

This book is the first of its kind with a comprehensive analysis of climate change experiences in West African drylands, with attention for pathways of change and the diversity of adaptation options available. This book is of interest to scientists studying global and climate change, especially dealing with issues of adaptation. Social scientists, economists, geographers and policy makers concerned with West Africa should also read this book.

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