Climate change and human health: Spatial modeling of water availability, malnutrition, and livelihoods in Mali, Africa

@inproceedings{Jankowska2012ClimateCA,
  title={Climate change and human health: Spatial modeling of water availability, malnutrition, and livelihoods in Mali, Africa},
  author={Marta M. Jankowska and David Lopez-Carr and Chris C. Funk and Gregory Husak and Zo{\"e} Chafe},
  year={2012}
}
This study develops a novel approach for projecting climate trends in the Sahel in relation to shifting livelihood zones and health outcomes. Focusing on Mali, we explore baseline relationships between temperature, precipitation, livelihood, and malnutrition in 407 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) clusters with a total of 14,238 children, resulting in a thorough spatial analysis of coupled climate-health dynamics. Results suggest links between livelihoods and each measure of malnutrition, as… CONTINUE READING

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