Climate change, agriculture and poverty
AbstractAlthough much has been written about climate change and poverty as distinct and complex problems, the link between them has received little attention. Understanding this link is vital for the formulation of effective policy responses to climate change. This paper focuses on agriculture as a primary means by which the impacts of climate change are transmitted to the poor, and as a sector at the forefront of climate change mitigation efforts in developing countries. In so doing, the paper offers some important insights that mayhelp shape future policies as well as ongoing research in this area.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 5468.
Date of creation: 01 Nov 2010
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Wetlands; Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases; Climate Change Economics; Environmental Economics&Policies; Science of Climate Change;
Other versions of this item:
- Hertel, Thomas W. & Rosch, Stephanie D., 2010. "Climate Change, Agriculture And Poverty," Proceedings Issues, 2010: Climate Change in World Agriculture: Mitigation, Adaptation, Trade and Food Security, June 2010, Stuttgart- Hohenheim, Germany 91437, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium.
- NEP-AGR-2010-11-13 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2010-11-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENE-2010-11-13 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-ENV-2010-11-13 (Environmental Economics)
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