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Climate Change and Africa.

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The impact of climate change on Africa is likely to be severe because of adverse direct effects, high agricultural dependence, and limited capacity to adapt. Direct effects vary widely across the continent, with some areas (e.g. eastern Africa) predicted to get wetter, but much of southern Africa getting drier and hotter. Crop yields will be adversely affected and the frequency of extreme weather events will increase. Adaptation to climate change is primarily a private-sector response and sho...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/oxrep/grn019

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Oxford Review of Economic Policy Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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uuid:00a75d5e-24bf-41fe-92ea-7aba758384c9
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:11282
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English

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