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

Liwenga, Emma T., Kwezi, Lukas and Afifi, Tamer (2012). Rainfall, food security, and human mobility: case study: Tanzania. UNU-EHS Report. UNU- EHS.

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    Author Liwenga, Emma T.
    Kwezi, Lukas
    Afifi, Tamer
    Title Rainfall, food security, and human mobility: case study: Tanzania
    Series Title UNU-EHS Report
    Volume/Issue No. 6
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Bonn
    Publisher UNU- EHS
    Pages 140
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The study finds that migration is a common coping strategy for smallholder farmers and livestock keepers struggling for food security in Same district (Tanzania), as rainfall variability directly translates into impacts on food security. The major hazard to household livelihoods is drought.

    Keyword Tanzania
    Rainfall variability
    Food security
    Human mobility
    Climate change
    Copyright Holder UNU-EHS
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 23040459
    ISBN 9783939923824
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