New Publication Provides Farmers and Fisher Folks Grip on Climate Change

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 27, 2014

The global community’ awareness of climate change prevails through rampant crusades and comprehensive studies, most of which are hypothetical theories backed by empirical evidence of the trends on the topic. Moved by the vastness of the subject, author Gabriel Umoh and his colleagues collectively published “ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE: Agricultural Ecosystems and Gender Dimension.”

“Adaptation to Climate Change” is a product of over four years of painstaking and rigorous research bringing together empirical knowledge on farmer’s adaptation to climate change in a developing country. Detailed as well are the analyses of various dimensions of climate change on dryland and wetland agriculture from developing country’s perspectives.

It discusses climate change from broad perspectives of the book drawing from practical field experience of the actors within the sector. It begins from sound theories and framework of climate change adaptation science, presents examples of how people are affected, could be affected, what they are doing and proffer actionable solutions for sustainable adaptation.    

The book bids for the readers to act on stance of climate change. It is, therefore, a must for all genuinely interested in addressing the growing problem of climate change impacts in the most vulnerable section of the world – the developing countries.

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About the Author

Gabriel Umoh is a Professor of Agricultural and Development Economics at the University of Uyo, Nigeria. A two times Head of Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension and member of Senate, University of Uyo, Professor Umoh has been a Consultant to many national and international institutions including the World Bank, European Commission, USAID, UNDP, among others. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of an NGO- African Human Development Centre (AHDC) based in Uyo, Uyo- Nigeria.

Majority of the team behind the release are from the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Uyo-Nigeria. To wit, Edet Udoh is a Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Uyo-Nigeria; Valerie Solomon is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension; Glory Edet and Uwem Clement are both lecturers in Agricultural Economics and Extension; Godwin Okoro holds a PhD in Agricultural Extension; Nkoyo Bassey is a Lecturer in Agricultural Economics; Obot Dominic holds PhD in Agricultural Economics and; Elizabeth Atairet is a doctoral student in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension University of Uyo, Nigeria.


Agricultural Ecosystems and Gender Dimensions

December 12, 2013

Trade Hardback; $ 73.58; 146 pages; 978-1-4931-0512-0

e-book; $ 6.09; 978-1-4931-0511-3

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at 800-056-3182. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at 44-203-006-8880 or call 800-056-3182.

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