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Climate Change And Development Consultation On Key Researchable Issues Section 5: East Africa Region Section 5.2. Kenya Scoping Study Acts


Document begins: CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT CONSULTATION ON KEY RESEARCHABLE ISSUES SECTION 5: EAST AFRICA REGION SECTION 5.2. KENYA SCOPING STUDY ACTS - VICTOR ORINDI AND OTHERS Saleemul Huq and Hannah Reid Climate Change Group International Institute for Environment and Development 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0DD, UK Tel: (+44 20) 7388 2117 Fax: (+44 20) 7388 2826 Email: saleemul.huq@iied.org hannah.reid@iied.org Climate Change and development in Kenya African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) Nairobi, Kenya. May, 2005 2 Table of Contents 1.1 General Introduction. .5 1. 2. Climatic Trends in Kenya .5 1.3 Study objectives .5 2.1 Agriculture and food security .6 2.2 Climate change and Health .9 2.3 Climate Change and Water Resources.12 2.4 Climate related Disasters in east Africa. .16 2.5 Climate Change, Forestry, Biodiversity and Tourism .17 2.6 Climate change and energy sector .17 3.0 Knowledge Gaps on Climate change and development in Kenya .19 3.1.1 Climate variability .19 3.1.2 Coping strategies and indigenous knowledge: .20 3. 1.3 Indicators of climate variability and change .20 3.1.4 Land degradation .21 3.1.5 Agricultural Policies .23 3.1.6 More work needs to be in developing improved varieties for the different climatic conditions .24 3.1.7 The risk of pest and diseases. .24 ...

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  • IIED code: G00059
  • Published: no date
  • Theme: Climate change
  • Language: English

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