By Fekri A. Hassan

fresh droughts in Africa and in different places on the earth, from China to Peru, have critical implications for nutrition safety and grave outcomes for neighborhood and foreign politics. the problems don't simply challenge the plight of African peoples, but additionally our international ecological destiny.
Global climatic alterations develop into appear before everything in areas which are marginal or risky. Africa's Sahel quarter is among the such a lot delicate climatic areas on the planet and the occasions that experience gripped that zone starting within the 1970's have been the 1st indicator of an important shift in international weather conditions.
This paintings goals to convey archaeology with the area on modern human affairs and to forge a brand new technique for dealing with environmental difficulties from an archaeological viewpoint. utilizing the later prehistory of Africa as a comparability, the software of this methodological technique in reading tradition switch and assessing long term reaction to present, international climatic fluctuations is tested and understood.

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