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Effective livelihood adaptation to climate change disturbance: scale dimensions of practice in Mozambique

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Natural resource-dependent societies in developing countries are facing increased pressures linked to global climate change. While social-ecological systems evolve to accommodate variability, there is growing evidence that changes in drought, storm and flood extremes are increasing exposure of currently vulnerable populations. In many countries in Africa, these pressures are compounded by disruption to institutions and variability in livelihoods and income. The interactions of both rapid and ...

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Institution:
University of Reading
Department:
School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, and Walker Institute for Climate Systems Research
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Institution:
University of Sheffield
Department:
Department of Geography
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Institution:
University of East Anglia
Department:
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, School of Environmental Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Geoforum Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
6
Pages:
1951-1964
Publication date:
2008-11-05
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0016-7185
URN:
uuid:55b51b00-5b44-4887-a53c-4fe5ffbf241b
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ora:5161

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