Climate change and farm-level adaptation: the Brazilian Sertão
作者: Alexandre Gori MaiaDaniele CesanoBruno Cesar Brito MiyamotoGabriela Santos EusebioPatricia Andrade de Oliveira Silva
作者单位: 1Center for Agricultural and Environmental Economics, University of Campinas , Campinas, Brazil
2Rede de Desenvolvimento Humano (REDEH), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3Federal Institute of Education , Science and Technology of Southern Rio Grande, Feliz, Brazil
刊名: International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 2018, Vol.10 (5), pp.729-751
来源数据库: Emerald Journal
DOI: 10.1108/IJCCSM-04-2017-0088
关键词: Rural developmentProduction functionEnvironmental policyRural poverty
原始语种摘要: Purpose(#br)The Sertão , located in the Northeastern region of Brazil, is the most populous semi-arid region in the world. The region also faces the highest rates of poverty, food insecurity and climate risks in this country. Basic economic activities, such as extensive livestock and dairy farming, tend to be mainly affected by the increasing temperatures and recurrent droughts taking place in the past decades. This paper aims to analyze farmers’ responses to climatic variability in the Sertão . (#br)Design/methodology/approach(#br)Analyses are based on farm-level data of the Agricultural Census 2006 and on historical climate data gathered by meteorological stations. The climate impacts and the effectiveness of adaptive strategies are compared between three groups of farms, which...
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