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Sustainability 2017, 9(6), 976; doi:10.3390/su9060976

Vulnerability Assessment in African Villages under Conditions of Land Use and Climate Change: Case Studies from Mkomazi and Keiskamma

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Ecological Economics Group, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg 26111, Germany
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Landscape Ecology Group, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg 26111, Germany
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Centre for Climate Change Studies, University of Dar Es Salaam, Dar Es Salaam 16103, Tanzania
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Department for Geosciences, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
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Received: 19 April 2017 / Revised: 31 May 2017 / Accepted: 3 June 2017 / Published: 7 June 2017
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While most climate change vulnerability assessments focus on regional or city-levels, this paper studies villages and their different forms of vulnerability vis- View Full-Text
Keywords: vulnerability assessment; climate change adaptation; agricultural production; communities; governance; socio-ecological systems vulnerability assessment; climate change adaptation; agricultural production; communities; governance; socio-ecological systems
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Grothmann, T.; Petzold, M.; Ndaki, P.; Kakembo, V.; Siebenhüner, B.; Kleyer, M.; Yanda, P.; Ndou, N. Vulnerability Assessment in African Villages under Conditions of Land Use and Climate Change: Case Studies from Mkomazi and Keiskamma. Sustainability 2017, 9, 976.

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