Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change

Transforming Rural Livelihoods

  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Anthony O. Esilaba
  • Karuturi P.C. Rao
  • Gummadi Sridhar

Part of the Climate Change Management book series (CCM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Stephen K. Kimani, Anthony O. Esilaba, Peterson N. M. Njeru, Joseph M. Miriti, John K. Lekasi, Saidou Koala
    Pages 25-33
  3. Kizito Kwena, William Ndegwa, Anthony O. Esilaba, Sospeter O. Nyamwaro, Dickson K. Wamae, Stella J. Matere et al.
    Pages 35-42
  4. S. O. Nyamwaro, D. K. Wamae, K. Kwena, A. O. Esilaba, W. Ndegwa, S. J. Matere et al.
    Pages 43-52
  5. M. Oscar Kisaka, M. Mucheru-Muna, F. Ngetich, J. Mugwe, D. Mugendi, F. Mairura
    Pages 53-71
  6. Justice Nyamangara, Esther N. Masvaya, Ronald D. Tirivavi, Adelaide Munodawafa
    Pages 85-95
  7. Joseph M. Miriti, Anthony O. Esilaba, Karuturi P.C. Rao, Joab W. Onyango, Stephen K. Kimani, Peterson M. Njeru et al.
    Pages 97-108
  8. M. Shivamurthy, M. H. Shankara, Rama Radhakrishna, M. G. Chandrakanth
    Pages 119-126
  9. P. N. M. Njeru, J. Mugwe, I. Maina, M. Mucheru-Muna, D. Mugendi, J. K. Lekasi et al.
    Pages 185-197
  10. F. N. Pole, H. M. Saha, N. Mangale, A. M. Mzingirwa, P. Munyambu
    Pages 199-206
  11. Cyrus M. Githunguri, Esther G. Lung’ahi, Joan Kabugu, Rhoda Musili
    Pages 225-233

About this book


This book summarizes the evidence from different African countries about the local impacts of climate change, and how farmers are coping with current climate risks. The different contributors show how agricultural systems in developing countries are affected by climate changes and how communities prepare and adapt to these changes.


Adaptation Africa Agriculture Climate Change Smallholder Farmer

Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 1
  • Anthony O. Esilaba
    • 2
  • Karuturi P.C. Rao
    • 3
  • Gummadi Sridhar
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Life SciencesHamburg University of Applied SciencesHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Kenya Agricultural Research InstituteNairobiKenya
  3. 3.International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid TropicsAddis AbabaEthiopia
  4. 4.International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid TropicsAddis AbabaEthiopia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-12999-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13000-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1610-2010
  • Series Online ISSN 1610-2002
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