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Perceptions and vulnerability of farming households to climate change in three agro-ecological zones of Ghana
Climate-stressed agro-ecological zones pose significant challenges to vulnerable farming households. This study analyzes the differences in the perceptions of the farming households to climate change and assesses their ...
Adaptation knowledge for New Zealand’s primary industries: Known, not known and needed
(Elsevier: Creative Commons, 2019)
Climate sensitive primary industries including pastoral farming, high-value horticulture and viticulture are central to Aotearoa-New Zealand’s economy. While advances have been made in understanding the impacts and ...
Climate smart agriculture: A critical review
(Routledge, a Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-03-21)
Climate change is already having a significant impact on agriculture through greater weather variability and the increasing frequency of extreme events, both of which are expected to increase over the coming decades (IPCC, ...
The carbon footprint of energy consumption in pastoral and barn dairy farming systems: A case study from Canterbury, New Zealand
Dairy farming is constantly evolving to more intensive systems of management, which involve more consumption of energy inputs. The consumption of these energy inputs in dairy farming contributes to climate change both with ...
Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from livestock: Complications, implication and new political ecologies
In this chapter, we examine some nascent and tentative steps taken to mitigate GHGs from livestock production and the potential implications of these actions on the social and environmental systems within which livestock ...