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Malawi and Southern Africa, climatic variability and economic performance: working paper series no. 6

  • Source(s): World Bank, the (WB)
  • Reference code: DRR8686
  • Publication date: 2003
  • Author(s): Clay, Edward J.; Bohn, Louise; Blanco de Armas, Enrique; Kabambe, Singand; Tchale, Hardwick
  • Target audience: DRR experts/ practitioners
  • Number of pages: 91 p.
  • Price: Unknown

The study taking the 2002 food crisis in Malawi as its context and using evidence up to 2001: reassesses the economic consequences in Malawi and Southern Africa more generally of climatic variability in the light of experience such as the El Nino event in 1997/98; and takes stock of the current capacity of climatic forecasting and progress in research to review the range of potentially useful outcomes; and the institutional capacity and financing issues which arise if effective use is to be made of strengthened forecasting ability.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change
  • Countries/Regions:Malawi

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/543

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