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Climate Change, Agriculture And Poverty

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  • Hertel, Thomas W.
  • Rosch, Stephanie D.

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Even though 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. In this article, we focus 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, we offer some important insights that may help shape future policies as well as ongoing research in this area.

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  • Hertel, Thomas W. & Rosch, Stephanie D., 2010. "Climate Change, Agriculture And Poverty," 2010: Climate Change in World Agriculture: Mitigation, Adaptation, Trade and Food Security, June 2010, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany 91437, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:iatr10:91437
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.91437
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    1. Rafael E. de Hoyos & Denis Medvedev, 2011. "Poverty Effects of Higher Food Prices: A Global Perspective," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 15(3), pages 387-402, August.
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    Agricultural and Food Policy; Environmental Economics and Policy; Food Security and Poverty; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy;

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