Keyword: climate change

Assessing the Impact of Environmental Policies on South African Trade
Discussion Document 16 South Africa’s economy is highly reliant ...
Published: 30 January 2024
Gracelin Baskaran
Discussion Document
Gracelin Baskaran on how environmental policies may impact South African trade
One month after COP28, we record our first podcast of 2024. As the ...
Published: 7 January 2024
Margaux Giannaros, Gracelin Baskaran
Can we shield South Africa from climate change?
The country could become an apocalyptic wasteland if it fails to ta...
Published: 10 March 2023
Claire Bisseker
Business Live
Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Published: 2 March 2023
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Workshop Presentation
CVM3 Regional Workshop Presentation: Southern Africa
Global temperatures have already increased by 1.1°C relative to pre...
Published: 22 February 2023
Brent Cloete
Workshop Presentation
Foresight Africa 2023: A Southern African Perspective
Please join the Brookings Institution and Economics Research Southe...
Published: 14 February 2023
Haroon Bhorat, Matthew Simmonds, Mamokete Lijane, Will Pearson, Aloysius Uche Ordu, Gracelin Baskaran
Climate Vulnerability of Southern Africa
Occasional Paper 03 Global temperatures have already increased by 1...
Published: 7 February 2023
Brent Cloete
Occasional Paper
CVM3 Regional Workshop: South Africa
As a regional partner of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and Vul...
Published: 27 January 2023
Theresa Mazarire, Timothy Thomas, Gracelin Baskaran, Brent Cloete, Matthew Simmonds
Climate Vulnerability Monitor Key Points
The Climate Vulnerability Monitor is a unique global assessment at ...
Published: 12 December 2022
Occasional Paper
Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 3rd Edition (CVM3)
The Climate Vulnerability Monitor is a unique global assessment at ...
Published: 12 December 2022
Occasional Paper
The long-term effects of early-life exposure to weather shocks: Evidence from Tanzania
We examine whether early-life exposure to rainfall shocks has a lon...
Published: 29 April 2022
Ermias G. Weldesenbet
Working Paper
Climate change and child health: A Nigerian perspective
The detrimental effect of climate change on health is becoming an e...
Published: 25 April 2022
Matthew W. Clance, Eleni Yitbarek, Eduard van der Merwe
Working Paper
Revisiting the accuracy of inflation forecasts in Nigeria: The oil price-exchange rate-...
Motivated by the distinctive paradoxical nature of the Nigerian eco...
Published: 8 March 2022
Yusuf Yakubua, Ojo Adelakun, Kazeem Isah, Elias Udeaja, Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Does the uptake of multiple climate smart agriculture practices enhance household savin...
Climate change and variability poses a significant hindrance on agr...
Published: 12 January 2022
Herbert Ntuli, Gibson Mudiriza, Edwin Muchapondwa, Boscow Okumu, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
Building a competitive and dynamic green industrial sector in South Africa after COVID-19
Policy Paper 28 COVID-19 gave the world a glimpse of how devastatin...
Published: 28 June 2021
Tendai Gwatidzo, Witness Simbanegavi
Policy Paper
Dr Rossouw van Jaarsveld on developing a forex network model: how to highlight risk tra...
Have you ever wondered how sensitive the South African Rand is to s...
Published: 7 May 2021
Rossouw van Jaarsveld
Transhumant pastoralism, climate change and conflict in Africa
We consider the effects of climate change on seasonally migrant pop...
Published: 7 May 2021
Eoin F. McGuirk, Nathan Nunn
Working Paper
The effects of technology intensity in manufacturing on CO2 emissions: Evidence from de...
Industrialisation is recognised as important for developing countri...
Published: 15 January 2021
Fiona Tregenna, Elvis K. Avenyo
Working Paper
Does household net financial wealth explain the asymmetric reaction of household consum...
Ndou et al (2019) showed that, in absolute terms, the decline in ho...
Published: 14 September 2020
Eliphas Ndou
Working Paper
Prenatal health and weather-related shocks under social safety net policy in Kenya
Exposure to weather shocks around the time of birth has been shown ...
Published: 28 August 2020
Djiby R. Thiam, Silas Ongudi
Working Paper
Prof. Johanne Fedderke on the differential impact of the Coronavirus as of end of March...
Professor Johannes W. Fedderke, the Director of ERSA speaks to our ...
Published: 8 April 2020
Johannes W. Fedderke
Emergent large traders in smallholder grain markets and their role in enhancing adoptio...
Pervasive threats of climate change and land degradation have compo...
Published: 10 March 2020
Thomas S. Jayne, Milu Muyanga, Martine Visser, Chalmers Mulwa
Working Paper
Farm diversification and climate change: implications for food security in Northern Nam...
Limited non-farm opportunities in the rural areas of the developing...
Published: 2 October 2019
Martine Visser, Chalmers Mulwa
Policy Brief
Electricity crisis and the effect of CO2 emissions on infrastructure-growth nexus in Su...
Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) has the greatest proportion of its populat...
Published: 8 February 2018
Paul Alagidede, Chengete Chakamera
Policy Brief
Risk Preferences and the Poverty Trap: A Look at Technology Uptake amongst Smallholder ...
A number of studies suggest the risk preference of low income indiv...
Published: 9 January 2018
Martine Visser, Kerri Brick, Hafsah Jumare
Working Paper
Decomposing the South African CO₂ emissions within a BRICS countries context: The energ...
The main purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis of the reb...
Published: 26 June 2017
Roula Inglesi-Lotz
Policy Brief
Counting the cost of drought induced productivity losses in an agro-based economy: The ...
Climate variability can affect economies directly through its impac...
Published: 21 June 2016
Elizabeth L. Roos, Nicholas Kilimani, Jan H. van Heerden, Heinrich R. Bohlmann
Working Paper
Climate change and Agriculture: What is the Role of Wildlife in adaptation in South Afr...
Climate change poses a serious problem to agriculture sector especi...
Published: 7 June 2016
Jackson Otieno, Edwin Muchapondwa
Policy Brief
Alternative Strategies for Public Debt Issuance in Zimbabwe: Is there a Trade off?
Introduction As part of managing a debt portfolio, debt managers fa...
Published: 4 May 2016
Pierre Le Roux, Nebson Mupunga
Policy Brief
Agriculture and adaptation to climate change: The role of wildlife ranching in South Af...
In this paper, we explored the role of wildlife in adaptation to cl...
Published: 17 February 2016
Jackson Otieno, Edwin Muchapondwa
Working Paper
Simulation Analysis of Alternative Strategies for Public Debt Issuance in Zimbabwe: Is ...
This paper discusses the simulation analysis of alternative public ...
Published: 12 February 2016
Pierre Le Roux, Nebson Mupunga
Working Paper
Climate, Technological Change and Economic Growth
This paper investigates the incentive for developing adaptation tec...
Published: 11 January 2016
Paul Alagidede, George Adu
Policy Brief
An Economic Analysis of Climate Change and Wildlife Utilization on Private Land: Eviden...
Wildlife ranching is emerging as a new frontier for wildlife conser...
Published: 8 October 2015
Edwin Muchapondwa, Jackson Otieno
Working Paper
Gender Differences in Climate Change Risk, Food Security and Adaptation: A Study of Rur...
Climate and weather variability in sub-Saharan Africa disproportion...
Published: 9 September 2015
M. Collinson, Wayne Twine, Martine Visser, L. Hunter, Byela Tibesigwa
Working Paper
Vulnerability to climatic variability: An assessment of drought prevalence on water res...
The volatile changes in climate are increasingly becoming a threat ...
Published: 28 August 2015
Nicholas Kilimani
Working Paper
Investigating the Sensitivity of Household Food Security to Agriculture-related Shocks ...
Resource-poor rural South Africa is characterised by high human den...
Published: 6 October 2014
Wayne Twine, Martine Visser, Byela Tibesigwa
Working Paper

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