Rainfall, food security, and human mobility: case study Ghana

Rademacher-Schulz, Christina and Mahama, Edward S. (2012). Rainfall, food security, and human mobility: case study Ghana. UNU-EHS Report. UNU- EHS.

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    Author Rademacher-Schulz, Christina
    Mahama, Edward S.
    Title Rainfall, food security, and human mobility: case study Ghana
    Series Title UNU-EHS Report
    Volume/Issue No. 3
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Bonn
    Publisher UNU- EHS
    Pages 132
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The scientific findings show that migration takes place to improve livelihood and access to food. Important triggers of household migration are crop production decline, rainy season shifts, unemployment, and others. Further, the researchers found that the high dependence on rain-fed agriculture in Nadowli District contributes to continued reliance on seasonal migration as a coping strategy.

    Keyword Ghana
    Rainfall variability
    Food security
    Human mobility
    Climate change
    Copyright Holder UNU-EHS
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 23040459
    ISBN 9783939923763
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