Changing climate - Changing livelihood: Smallholder's perceptions and adaption strategies
作者: Christoph FunkArchana Raghavan SathyanPeter WinkerLutz Breuer
作者单位: 1Department of Statistics and Econometrics, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Licher Strasse 64, 35394, Giessen, Germany
2Institute for Landscape Ecology and Resources Management (ILR), Research Centre for Bio Systems, Land Use and Nutrition (iFZ), Justus Liebig University Giessen, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32, 35392, Giessen, Germany
3Department of Actuarial Studies and Business Analytics, Macquarie University, 4 Eastern Road, North Ryde, NSW, 2109, Australia
4Centre for International Development and Environmental Research, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Senckenbergstrasse 3, 35390, Giessen, Germany
5Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Vellayani, Kerala Agricultural University, Thiruvananthapuram, 695522, Kerala, India
刊名: Journal of Environmental Management, 2020, Vol.259
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109702
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Experts expect that climate change will soon have a severe impact on the lives of farmers in the region surrounding Kerala, India. This region, which is known for its monsoon climate (which involves a distinct temporal and spatial variation in rainfall), has experienced a decrease in annual rainfall over the last century. This study is aimed at investigating how smallholder farmers perceive climate change and at identifying the methods that these smallholders use to adapt to climate change. We use data collected from a survey of 215 households to compare the climate vulnerability of three watershed communities in Kerala. We find that the farmers perceive substantial increases in both temperature and the unpredictability of monsoons; this is in accordance with actual observed...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.057 (2012)

  • adaption 匹配
  • climate 气候
  • livelihood 生活