Tag: Weather and Climate Extremes

Modeling the effect of a heat wave on maize production in the USA and its implications on food security in the developing world

Published in Weather and Climate Extremes, 2014 Chung, U.;  Gbegbelegbe, S.D.;  Shiferaw, B.;  Robertson, R.;  Jin I. Yun;  Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye;  Hoogenboom, G.; Sonder, K. This study uses geo-spatial crop modeling to quantify the biophysical impact of weather extremes. More specifically, the study...

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Managing vulnerability to drought and enhancing livelihood resilience in sub-Saharan Africa: Technological, institutional and policy options

Published in Weather and Climate Extremes 3 : 67-79, 2014 Shiferaw, B.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye; Berresaw Menale Kassie; Abate, T.; Prasanna, B.M.; Menkir, A.  Agriculture and the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are highly sensitive to climatic variability. Drought, in particular, represents...

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Managing vulnerability to drought and enhancing livelihood resilience in sub-Saharan Africa: Technological, institutional and policy options

Published in Weather and Climate Extremes 3 : 67-79, 2014  Shiferaw, B.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye; Berresaw Menale Kassie; Abate, T.; Prasanna, B.M.; Menkir, A.  Agriculture and the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are highly sensitive to climatic variability. Drought, in particular, represents...

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