Assessing the impact of climate change on the staple baskets of Botswana and South Africa.
Tesfuhuney, Weldemichael A.
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Today, the world is, figuratively speaking, much “smaller” than it was about 50years ago. Rapid advances in information and telecommunication technologies, aswell as frequent international discourses, cause our economic, political, and socialspheres to be more integrated than ever before. In the process, people have come torealize that the actions, lifestyles, and consumption levels of individuals not onlyinfluence the global community but also bear an undeniable impact on our planet’secological and climatological systems (Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy(BFAP) (2007)). The climatological system has received exceptional attention inthis regard, as scientists started realizing that factors such as population pressureand pollution can have a substantial negative influence on the correct functioningof biological and chemical cycles underpinning climatic systems (IPCC, 2007a)...
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