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Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands : Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience

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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/5995
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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2150
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French PDFs Available
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Africa Development Forum
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Cervigni, Raffaello
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Morris, Michael
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Cervigni, Raffaello
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Morris, Michael
dc.date.accessioned
2016-01-06T23:07:57Z
dc.date.available
2016-01-06T23:07:57Z
dc.date.issued
2016-05-02
dc.description.abstract
Drylands make up about 43 percent of the region’s land surface, account for about 75 percent of the area used for agriculture, and are home to about 50 percent of the population, including many poor. Involving complex interactions among many factors, vulnerability in drylands is rising, jeopardizing the livelihood for of millions.
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978-1-4648-0817-3
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http://hdl.handle.net/10986/23576
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en_US
dc.publisher
Washington, DC: World Bank; and Agence Française de Développement
dc.rights
CC BY 3.0 IGO
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World Bank
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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo
dc.subject
resilience
dc.subject
vulnerability
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social protection
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disaster risk management
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poverty impact
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drylands
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economic shocks
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climate change
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livestock
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food security
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trade promotion
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rainfed crops
dc.title
Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands
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dc.title.subtitle
Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience
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dc.type
Book
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okr.associatedcontent
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/24818 Improved Crop Productivity for Africa’s Drylands
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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/24817 Social Protection Programs for Africa's Dryland
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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/24814 Integrated Landscape Approaches for Africa’s Drylands
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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/24813 Tree-Based Production Systems for Africa’s Drylands
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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/24816 Improved Agricultural Water Management for Africa’s Drylands
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https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/24815 Prospects for Livestock-Based Livelihoods in Africa's Drylands
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2016-05-02
okr.doctype
Publications & Research :: Publication
okr.doctype
Publications & Research
okr.externalurl
http://www.un.org/africarenewal/sites/www.un.org.africarenewal/files/Confronting%20Drought%20in%20Africas%20Drylands%20-%20Opportunities%20for%20Enhancing%20Resilience.pdf
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http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/file/Confronting%20Drought%20in%20Africa%E2%80%99s%20Drylands.pdf
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yes
okr.identifier.doi
10.1596/978-1-4648-0817-3
okr.identifier.report
105205
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en
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fr
okr.peerreview
Academic Peer Review
okr.region.administrative
Africa
okr.region.geographical
Sub-Saharan Africa
okr.topic
Agriculture :: Agricultural Irrigation and Drainage
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Agriculture :: Commodity Risk Management
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Agriculture :: Crops & Crop Management Systems
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Agriculture :: Food Security
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Environment :: Adaptation to Climate Change
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Environment :: Environmental Disasters & Degradation
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Environment :: Drylands & Desertification
okr.unit
AFRVP

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