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Review of evidence on drylands pastoral systems and climate change : implications and opportunities for mitigation and adaptation / edited by C Neely, S. Bunning and A. Wilkes
Bib ID 4981657
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Description Rome, Italy : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, c2009 
viii, 38 p. : col. ill., 1 map ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 9789251064139
Series

Land and water discussion paper ; 8.

Summary

"In light of global concerns over the impacts of climate change and climate variability, this document provides an overview of opportunities for adaptation and mitigation in dryland pastoral and agropastoral systems..."--P. v.

Full contents
  • List of acronyms
  • Abstract
  • Acknowledgements
  • Executive summary
  • Importance of drylands, grazing lands and livestock-based livelihoods
  • Climate change land and livestock inter-relationships
  • Estimates of potential carbon storage and sequestration
  • Improving carbon cycling and grassland management
  • Socio-economic dimensions of rangeland management
  • Climate change adaptation and associated co-benefits
 
Notes

Bibliography: p. 33-38.

Also available as an electronic version via Internet. Address as at[26/10/10]: ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/012/i1135e/i1135e00.pdf

Subjects Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects.  |  Grazing -- Management.  |  Grasslands -- Management.  |  Rangelands -- Management.
Other authors/contributors Neely, C. (Constance)  |  Bunning, Sally  |  Wilkes, Andreas  |  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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