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environmental impact of the 1991-92 drought on Zambia

report

by Mary Tiffen

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Published by IUCN--the World Conservation Union in Gland, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Droughts -- Environmental aspects -- Zambia.,
    • Environmental management -- Zambia.,
    • Environmental risk assessment -- Zambia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for IUCN by Mary Tiffen and M.R. Mulele.
      ContributionsMulele, M. R., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources., IUCN Environmental Assessment Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC929.28.Z36 T54 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL918981M
      ISBN 10283170216X
      LC Control Number95216279

        Drought acutely affects economic sectors, natural habitats and communities. Understanding the past spatial and temporal patterns of drought is crucial because it facilitates the forecasting of future drought occurrences and informs decision-making processes for possible adaptive measures. This is especially important in view of a changing climate. The book provides an evaluation of, and policy advice on key environmental, social, and economic issues concerning the development of nature tourism. Using KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa as a case study, it highlights both the benefits, and trade-offs I promoting, an managing sustainable nature-tourism development, and it assesses how.

      The experience of Southern Africa during the /92 drought is not a complete success story. Mozambique fared less well than other Southern African countries, in part because donors were reluctant to send food aid that could be stolen by the Mozambican armed forces and .   A detailed retrospective of the Green Revolution, its achievement and limits in terms of agricultural productivity improvement, and its broader impact at social, environmental, and economic levels is provided. Lessons learned and the strategic insights are reviewed as the world is preparing a “redux” version of the Green Revolution with more integrative environmental and social impact.

      Once the impact of the drought became apparent, Zambia’s Ministry of Community Development and Social Services and the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit knew there was little time to lose. Fortunately, there was already a social cash transfer scheme in place with , registered households nationwide in a government programme.   A drought is a period of time when an area or region experiences below-normal lack of adequate precipitation, either rain or snow, can cause reduced soil moisture or groundwater, diminished stream flow, crop damage, and a general water ts are the second-most costly weather events after hurricanes.


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This brief chapter attempts to show the devastating impact of the /92 drought in Zambia, especially on maize production, and makes an assessment of the food security situation. There follows a summary of the various strategies which the Zambian Government, together with the International Community and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs Cited by: 1.

The Environmental Impact of the Drought on Zambia Author: Mary Tiffen, M. Mulele, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, IUCN Environmental Assessment Service.

Box 1 Impact of Drought on the Manufacturing Sector in Zimbabwe 28 Box 2 Model hng the Economic Impact of the Drought in South Africa 32 Box 3 Impact of Drought on the Distribution of Income 35 Box 4 Lake Kariba and the /92 Drought 37 Box 5 Modelling the Longer-term Impact of Drought.

The drought is the second in fifteen years to hit the country after when the Government was forced to ask for food relief. Zambia, which has a population of 17 million, lies on thekm above the sea level and has sufficient fresh River water for hydro-power generation.

Drought and drought impacts are really two sides of the same coin. We cannot fully understand drought without also understanding its impacts, which can affect all parts of our environment and our communities.

Understanding drought conditions, societal vulnerability, and their related effects on one. The National Policy on the Environment identifies Zambia’s main environmental challenges, briefly stated in Box 1 and described in further detail in Appendix 1.

This book sheds light on the sources of environmental concerns in Africa. It shows that not all environmental issues command the same priority interest and, thus, emphasis must be laid on those that are of pressing concern to the continent as a whole and to the Eastern and Southern African regions The Impact of the /92 Drought in Zambia.

Zambia: Impact of Climate Change On Agriculture. which can be attributed to drought and excessive rains. Based on rainfall scenarios of - 92, - 95 and - 07, studies have.

This volume includes over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines the environmental aspects of drought such as groundwater and soil contamination, river low-flow, urban water quality, and desertification. It also examines the effects of climate change and variability on drought, and discusses the differences in groundwater, rainfall, and temperatures and their.

III. ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF, AND VULNERABILITY AND ADAPTATION TO, CLIMATE CHANGE 13 Information gathering – data, systematic observation and monitoring 13 Information analysis – reporting of impacts, vulnerability and adaptation 15 IV.

REGIONAL IMPACTS OF AND VULNERABILITIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE 18 Africa 18 Asia 20 Latin. LAKE KARIBA, Zambia — Even as drought and the effects of climate change grew visible across this land, the Kariba Dam was always a steady, and seemingly limitless, source of something rare in.

THE anthropogenic impacts on the environment include impacts on biophysical environments, biodiversity and other resources. The term anthropogenic designates an effect or object resulting from. Climate Change and Agriculture in Zambia: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation options DOI: /RG In book: Agriculture in Zambia: Past.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROCESS IN ZAMBIA. E N V I R O N M E N T A L C OUN CI L O F Z A M B I A. CARING INTO THE FUTURE. ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL OF ZAMBIA. 1 Contents The Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ) was established as an autonomous body through the enactment of the Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Act (EPPCA.

The environmental impact of the drought on Zambia: Report Paperback The enterprising peasant: Economic development in Gombe Emirate, North Eastern State, Nigeria, (Overseas research publication). river basins, including Zambia, could be as high as 40%. ANTICIPATED IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE The effects of climate change are likely to felt most in the following areas: Water Resources El Nino affects the precipitation in Zambia resulting in drought while La Nina is associated with floods.

Thanks to an open system with Botswana, the Mapungubwe National Park has had some relief from the drought with minimal impact on animal populations.

But, in other regions, such as the Kruger National Park and the Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park, the situation is far more critical with lower levels of water that have reduced the wildlife grazing abilities. Youth Environment Network (YEN) Zambia; Green Living Movement; Zambia Network for Environmental Educators and Practitioners (ZANEEP) Impact Assessment Association of Zambia (IAAZ) Zambia National Climate Change Secretariat.

The Environmental Protection and Pollution Control (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations, In Exercise of the powers contained in section six and ninety-six of the Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Act,and in consultation with the Council, the following Regulations are hereby made: Go to page: Environmental.