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Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Thomas F. Stocker (Switzerland)
Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis is the contribution of Working Group I (WGI) to the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Thomas F. Stocker
Dans cette contribution au cinquième Rapport d’évaluation du GIEC (RE5), le Groupe de travail I (GTI) examine de nouveaux éléments concernant le changement climatique sur la base de nombreuses...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Thomas F. Stocker (Suica)
Resumo para Decisores (RPD) (p.3)A contribuicao do Grupo de Trabalho I para o Quinto Relatorio de Avaliacao do IPCC (AR5) considera novas evidencias das alteracoes climaticas com base em muitas...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Thomas F. Stocker (Switzerland)
Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.Frontmatter with Foreword, Preface and...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Michael Prather (USA)
Annex II presents, in tabulated form, data related to historical and projected changes in the climate system that are assessed in the chapters of this report (see Section 1.6). It also includes some...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Serge Planton (France)
This glossary defines some specific terms as the Lead Authors intend them to be interpreted in the context of this report.
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
List of Acronyms used in the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report (AR5).
Date of Publication: Dec 2012
Author: Pungulani L.
Bambara nut (Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc) is a nutritious legume, however, its production is characterised by use of landraces, which have been maintained by farmers. Lack of improved varieties has...
Date of Publication: Dec 2012
Author: CCARDESA
This Procurement Manual provides guidance to the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) Secretariat members of staff, CCARDESA sub-grantees...
Date of Publication: Dec 2012
Author: GIZ
The objective of this pilot project was to support communes in their efforts to identify, plan and implement climate adaptation measures that will help increase their resilience to climate change.
Date of Publication: Nov 2012
Author: Asian Development Bank
This publication, Guidelines for Climate Proofing Investment in Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food Security, aims to present a step-by-step methodological approach to assist project teams...
Date of Publication: Oct 2012
Author: Bastian Köhler
The impact of global warming to the Namibian economy is enormous and already costs the government billions. Nevertheless the changing conditions also bear opportunities and potentials for growth,...
Date of Publication: Oct 2012
Author: Namibia
Agriculture is the predominant land use in Namibia, where some 70% of the population depends directly or indirectly on the natural rangeland resource for their economic well-being and food security....
Date of Publication: Oct 2012
Author: Wilcox, M.D.
Conservation agriculture (CA), with its main tenets of 1) minimizing soil disturbance, 2) maintaining residue on soil surface and 3) mixing/rotating crops has been promoted and adopted, to varying...
Date of Publication: Sep 2012
Author: Rick Hodges
This manual is intended to support trainers who are helping Farmer Organisations (FOs) and their members in Sub-Saharan Africa to improve the quality of their grain. In so doing, it is...
Date of Publication: Sep 2012
Author: FAO
This technology description introduces crop rotation as a fundamental principle of conservation agriculture. The basic principles and aspects to consider when transitioning to crop rotation are...

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