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By Steffen Bauer, Imme Scholz

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ISBN-13: 9781849711630

Antagonistic weather affects are already obtrusive throughout Southern Africa and pose a major risk to the improvement clients of the region's societies. Sustainable improvement during this quarter relies on the quick improvement and implementation of powerful variation measures. This quantity identifies the hot socioeconomic and political obstacles to improvement that outcome from ongoing weather swap in Southern Africa. The accrued papers discover the region's power for a transition to improvement techniques that mix significant socioeconomic funding and variation measures whereas additionally enhancing livelihoods within the zone. The chapters are subsidized up by way of unique case experiences which underscore the pressing want for nationwide governments and multilateral corporations to increase innovations to aid Southern Africa's societies in adapting to weather switch.

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