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dc.contributor.author Lötter, Johanna M
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-02T10:08:18Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-02T10:08:18Z
dc.date.issued 2017-10
dc.identifier.citation Lötter, J.M. 2017. Agriculture and livestock. Climate risk and vulnerability: a handbook for Southern Africa, pp. 54-63 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-620-76522-0
dc.identifier.uri https://www.csir.co.za/sites/default/files/Documents/SADC%20Handbook_Second%20Edition_full%20report.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/10068
dc.description Chapter published in Climate risk and vulnerability: a handbook for Southern Africa en_US
dc.description.abstract The agricultural sector in southern Africa needs to produce enough food to feed its current population of 277 million and future predicted population of over 300 million by 2025 (United Nations ESA, 2015). All of this must happen within the many restrictions imposed on the sector by an unpredictable climate, finite natural resources and sometimes limited access to modern production technology (Kotze & Rose, 2015). Global projections suggest that the number of people at risk of hunger will increase by 10 to 20 percent by 2050 as a result of climate change, with 65 percent of this population in sub-Saharan Africa. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher CSIR en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;20345
dc.subject Agriculture en_US
dc.subject Climate change en_US
dc.subject Food security en_US
dc.subject Livestock en_US
dc.subject Rain-fed crops en_US
dc.subject Risk en_US
dc.title Agriculture and livestock en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US


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