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Climate, Vulnerability and Development in Africa

15 vídeos (Total 92 mín.), 4 leituras, 3 testes
15 videos
How Climate Risks Impact on Development7min
The Adaptation Deficit5min
Adaptation, Resilience, Maladaptation and Vulnerability1min
What is Adaptation?5min
Resilience and Maladaptation4min
Unpacking Vulnerability7min
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities7min
In Conversation with Gina Ziervogel: Climate Vulnerability11min
Possible Global Scale Changes in Climate6min
Local Scale Climate Change in Africa6min
Local Scale Climate Change Scenarios3min
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Adaptive capacity in Namibian households7min
4 leituras
Meet the course team10min
African cases of climate adaptation10min
How the course works10min
Additional resources20min
3 exercícios práticos
Development Challenges and Climate Risks10min
Adaptation, Resilience, Vulnerability and Maladaptation10min
Week 1: Climate, Vulnerability and Development15min
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2
2 horas para concluir

Water Security

13 vídeos (Total 76 mín.), 2 leituras, 3 testes
13 videos
Climate Changes in Water Scarcity4min
Impacts of Climate Change on Water Security2min
Including Climate in Water Resource Planning2min
Soft Adaptation - Working with Nature8min
Hard Adaptation - Small Scale Options7min
Hard Adaptation for Large Water Ecosystems4min
Demand Management7min
Lesotho: Water and Social Justice - George Barrett6min
In conversation with Kevin Winter: Water-sensitive cities13min
Week 2 Summary1min
2 leituras
Water security cases10min
Resources10min
3 exercícios práticos
Water Security Risks10min
Water scarcity adaptation2min
Week 2: Water Security Risks and Adaptations15min
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3
4 horas para concluir

Agriculture and Food Security

14 vídeos (Total 99 mín.), 2 leituras, 3 testes
14 videos
Adaptation by Closing Yield Gaps in Africa4min
Conservation Agriculture6min
Seed Improvement3min
Bringing Adaptation into Farm Extension Services5min
Irrigation for Increased Food Production4min
Financial Resources for farm adaptation5min
Long Term Adaptation in Agriculture10min
Mauritius: Climate-Smart Agriculture - Sunita Facknath11min
Namibia: Livestock Farmers and Climate Adaptations - Simon Angombe6min
In conversation with Admire Nyamwanza: Zimbabwe rural farmers18min
Week 3 Summary1min
2 leituras
Our cases in context10min
Resources10min
2 exercícios práticos
Agriculture and food security risks2min
Agriculture and Food Security Adaptations2min
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4
2 horas para concluir

Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services

11 vídeos (Total 95 mín.), 2 leituras, 3 testes
11 videos
Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Non-Climatic Drivers10min
Recent Changes in African Ecosystems7min
Future Impacts on Ecosytems9min
Natural Adaptation of Ecosystems to climate change7min
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 17min
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 25min
Tanzania: Forest Ecosystems Adaptation Strategies - Pantaleo Munishi8min
In conversation with George Sekonya: Mopane worms resources12min
2 leituras
Cases in context10min
Resources10min
3 exercícios práticos
Ecosystems Risks
Ecosystems Impacts and Adaptations
Week 4: Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services15min
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Principais avaliações do Climate Adaptation in Africa

por SNOct 31st 2018

This was an amazing relevant course, now i can take action to climate adaptation in Africa having a clear understanding on how to choose and implement the best option suggested.

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African Climate Development Initiative (ACDI)

Sobre Universidade da Cidade do Cabo

The University of Cape Town is the oldest university in South Africa and is one of the leading research universities on the African continent. UCT has over 25 000 students, of whom 30% are postgraduate students. We offer degrees in six faculties: Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, and Science. We pride ourself on our diverse student body, which reflects the many cultures and backgrounds of the region. We welcome international students and are currently home to thousands of international students from over 100 countries. UCT has a tradition of academic excellence that is respected world-wide and is privileged to have more than 30 A-rated researchers on our staff, all of whom are recognised as world leaders in their field. Our aim is to ensure that our research contributes to the public good through sharing knowledge for the benefit of society. Past students include five Nobel Laureates – Max Theiler, Alan Cormack, Sir Aaron Klug, Ralph Bunche and, most recently, J M Coetzee....

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