Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change in Africa

Submitted by Nicholas Reay | published 23rd Feb 2016 | last updated 25th Feb 2016

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This study examines the impact of climate change on indigenous people and their strategies for adapting to climate change. People from communities are discovered to still possess extensive traditional knowledge on the natural resources in their areas and the management of these resources. Recommendations were made so that these communities can be encouraged to invest in eco tourism and other diversified livelihood opportunities. 

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Introduction

This study examines the impact of climate change on indigenous people and their strategies for adapting to climate change. People from communities are discovered to still possess extensive traditional knowledge on the natural resources in their areas and the management of these resources. Recommendations were made so that these communities can be encouraged to invest in eco tourism and other diversified livelihood opportunities.

Contributors

Deickmann, U., Odendaal, W., Tarr, J. & Schreij, A. (2013).

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