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A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson

By Nicholas Drayson

For three years, widower Mr Malik secretly loves Rose Mbikwa, chief of weekly poultry walks. Quiet Malik is impressive just for his cautious combover. Malik is decided to invite Rose to the Nairobi Hunt membership Ball (premier Kenyan social event), until eventually his university nemesis, flashy jokester Harry Khan, competes for Rose. A bet is determined.

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Coordinates international development projects in the ACP region at the Research and Transfer Centre ‘‘Applications of Life Sciences’’ of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Her current research activities focus on adaptation to climate change and sustainable agriculture. Moreover, she is coordinating the Centre’s worldwide online climate conference series CLIMATE and organises online climate teach-in days. Chapter 3 Potential Climate Change Impacts on Direct Economic Values From Wildlife in the Kilombero Ramsar Site, Tanzania Siima Bakengesa, Pantaleo Munishi and Stale Navrud Abstract Tanzania is one of the world’s leading nations in terms of wildlife conservation, with rich and diverse wildlife resources.

Group, Washington Mannke F (2010) An overview of community-based adaptation to climate change in Africa. Issue paper. The Arkleton Trust, Berks, pp 1–144 McKinnon K, Hickey V et al (2009) Convenient solutions to an inconvenient truth: ecosystembased approaches to climate change, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/ The World Bank 32 F. Mannke McQueen D (2008) Springing back: climate resilience at Africa’s grassroots. Sustainable development opinion, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), May 2008 Ramasamy S, Wild M et al (2009) Planning for community-based adaptation to climate change in agriculture.

In this respect, a recent World Bank report highlighted 60 countries most threatened by future climate change impacts (see Table 1). Grouped according to five main ‘climate threats’, a total of 24 African countries are among the states listed—some of them threatened by more than one impact (McKinnon et al. 2009). Out of these 24 2 Key Themes of Local Adaptation to Climate Change 27 Table 1 Five climate threats, and the 12 countries most at risk Drought Flood Storm Coastal 1 m Agriculture Malawia Ethopiaa Zimbabwea Indiaa Mozambiquea Nigera Mauritaniaa Eritreaa Sudana Chada Kenyaa Iran Sudana Senegala Zimbabwea Malia Zambiaa Morocco Nigera Indiaa Malawia Algeria Ethiopiaa Pakistana Bangladesha China Indiaa Cambodiaa Mozambiquea Laosa Pakistana Sri Lanka Thailand Vietnama Benina Rwandaa Philippines Bangladesha Madagascara Vietnama Moldova Mongoliaa Haitia Samoa Tonga China Honduras Fiji All low-lying island states Vietnama Egypt Tunisia Indonesia Mauritaniaa China Mexico Myanmara Bangladesha Senegala Libya (Boko et al.

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