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Climate, Vulnerability and Development in Africa

To start the course, we explore the linkages between social and economic development in Africa and climate change. We look at the anticipated changes in the future climate of the region and how this could impact on the development trajectory. I cover both contemporary climate risks and future climate change and how those interact with development. I also introduce the key concepts around climate adaptation that this course in based on. ...
Reading
15 個視頻(共 92 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 3 個測驗
Video15 個視頻
Africa's Human Development Challenge5分鐘
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: A Namibian case study8分鐘
How Climate Risks Impact on Development7分鐘
The Adaptation Deficit5分鐘
Adaptation, Resilience, Maladaptation and Vulnerability1分鐘
What is Adaptation?5分鐘
Resilience and Maladaptation4分鐘
Unpacking Vulnerability7分鐘
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities7分鐘
In Conversation with Gina Ziervogel: Climate Vulnerability11分鐘
Possible Global Scale Changes in Climate6分鐘
Local Scale Climate Change in Africa6分鐘
Local Scale Climate Change Scenarios3分鐘
In conversation with Irene Kunamwene: Adaptive capacity in Namibian households7分鐘
Reading4 個閱讀材料
Meet the course team10分鐘
African cases of climate adaptation10分鐘
How the course works10分鐘
Additional resources20分鐘
Quiz3 個練習
Development Challenges and Climate Risks10分鐘
Adaptation, Resilience, Vulnerability and Maladaptation10分鐘
Week 1: Climate, Vulnerability and Development15分鐘
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完成時間(小時)
完成時間為 2 小時

Water Security

We'll start by examining the nature of risks to water security and the approaches to adaptation to changes in water supply - whether it is dealing with greater scarcity or more extreme weather events such as flooding. Water security is a key factor in social and economic development. Responding involves investigating climate adaptation strategies, especially at a regional level, not just at a global scale. The cases this week, presented by experts working on water security issues, are from Lesotho and South Africa. ...
Reading
13 個視頻(共 76 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 3 個測驗
Video13 個視頻
Blue, Green, Grey Water4分鐘
Water Security, Water Scarcity and the Adaptation Deficit6分鐘
Climate Changes in Water Scarcity4分鐘
Impacts of Climate Change on Water Security2分鐘
Including Climate in Water Resource Planning2分鐘
Soft Adaptation - Working with Nature8分鐘
Hard Adaptation - Small Scale Options7分鐘
Hard Adaptation for Large Water Ecosystems4分鐘
Demand Management7分鐘
Lesotho: Water and Social Justice - George Barrett6分鐘
In conversation with Kevin Winter: Water-sensitive cities13分鐘
Week 2 Summary1分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Water security cases10分鐘
Resources10分鐘
Quiz3 個練習
Water Security Risks10分鐘
Water scarcity adaptation2分鐘
Week 2: Water Security Risks and Adaptations15分鐘
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完成時間為 4 小時

Agriculture and Food Security

We’ll start off looking at the nature of agriculture across regions in Africa and the current situation of food security. Eradicating poverty through creating food security is a key sustainable development goal. We will analyse food security in terms of availability, access and utilisation - and how each of these aspects can be affected by climate change. I’ll be providing some information about the projected impacts of climate change on agriculture before moving onto look at adaptative strategies. The cases this week offer a rich variety of contextual examples from smart agriculture in Mauritius to changes being made by Namibian livestock farmers. ...
Reading
14 個視頻(共 99 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 3 個測驗
Video14 個視頻
Ways that Climate Impacts on Agricultural Yields9分鐘
Possible Impacts on Agriculture in Africa5分鐘
Adaptation by Closing Yield Gaps in Africa4分鐘
Conservation Agriculture6分鐘
Seed Improvement3分鐘
Bringing Adaptation into Farm Extension Services5分鐘
Irrigation for Increased Food Production4分鐘
Financial Resources for farm adaptation5分鐘
Long Term Adaptation in Agriculture10分鐘
Mauritius: Climate-Smart Agriculture - Sunita Facknath11分鐘
Namibia: Livestock Farmers and Climate Adaptations - Simon Angombe6分鐘
In conversation with Admire Nyamwanza: Zimbabwe rural farmers18分鐘
Week 3 Summary1分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Our cases in context10分鐘
Resources10分鐘
Quiz2 個練習
Agriculture and food security risks2分鐘
Agriculture and Food Security Adaptations2分鐘
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完成時間(小時)
完成時間為 2 小時

Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services

This week we’ll examine the mechanisms which make ecosystems vulnerable to climate change and other human-driven impacts. Ecosystems and the services they provide play a significant role for the livelihoods of people living across Africa. We will also look at the observed and projected impacts of the changing climate. We look at adaptation strategies from Tanzania as cases that illustrate some of the important issues. ...
Reading
11 個視頻(共 95 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 3 個測驗
Video11 個視頻
Ecosystem Services8分鐘
Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Climate8分鐘
Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Non-Climatic Drivers10分鐘
Recent Changes in African Ecosystems7分鐘
Future Impacts on Ecosytems9分鐘
Natural Adaptation of Ecosystems to climate change7分鐘
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 17分鐘
Human assisted adaptation of ecosystems - Part 25分鐘
Tanzania: Forest Ecosystems Adaptation Strategies - Pantaleo Munishi8分鐘
In conversation with George Sekonya: Mopane worms resources12分鐘
Reading2 個閱讀材料
Cases in context10分鐘
Resources10分鐘
Quiz3 個練習
Ecosystems Risks分鐘
Ecosystems Impacts and Adaptations分鐘
Week 4: Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services15分鐘
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創建者 SNOct 31st 2018

This was an amazing relevant course, now i can take action to climate adaptation in Africa having a clear understanding on how to choose and implement the best option suggested.

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African Climate Development Initiative (ACDI)

關於 University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town is the oldest university in South Africa and is one of the leading research universities on the African continent. UCT has over 25 000 students, of whom 30% are postgraduate students. We offer degrees in six faculties: Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, and Science. We pride ourself on our diverse student body, which reflects the many cultures and backgrounds of the region. We welcome international students and are currently home to thousands of international students from over 100 countries. UCT has a tradition of academic excellence that is respected world-wide and is privileged to have more than 30 A-rated researchers on our staff, all of whom are recognised as world leaders in their field. Our aim is to ensure that our research contributes to the public good through sharing knowledge for the benefit of society. Past students include five Nobel Laureates – Max Theiler, Alan Cormack, Sir Aaron Klug, Ralph Bunche and, most recently, J M Coetzee....

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