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Cambio climático en Uruguay, posibles impactos y medidas de adaptación en el sector agropecuario

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  • Gimenez, Agustin
  • Castano, Jose Pedro
  • Baethgen, Walter E.
  • Lanfranco, Bruno A.

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El presente trabajo presenta un resumen de información sobre cambio climático observado en Uruguay y la región y posibles escenarios futuros. Dicha información se basa fundamentalmente en estudios conducidos y finalizados recientemente (2005-2009) en el país, en el marco del programa “Assessment of Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change” (AIACC-START, TWAS, GEF) ( AIACC, 2006), en el “Análisis de la Estadística Climática y Desarrollo y Evaluación de Escenarios Climáticos e Hidrológicos de las principales Cuencas Hidrográficas del Uruguay y la Zona Costera” (Unidad de Cambio Climático de la DINAMA del MVOTMA de Uruguay, PNUD, GEF, 2005), en el estudio de “Identificación de Posibles Impactos del Cambio Climático en la Producción de Pasturas Naturales y de Arroz en Uruguay” (PNUD, URU/05/G32-252, Unidad de Cambio Climático de la DINAMA del MVOTMA de Uruguay, Unidad GRAS del INIA, 2008) y en el proyecto “Vulnerabilidad al Cambio Climático en los Sistemas de Producción Agrícola en América Latina y el Caribe: Desarrollo de Respuestas y Estrategias” (Banco Mundial, Universidad de Cornell, Unidad GRAS de INIA, 2009).

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  • Gimenez, Agustin & Castano, Jose Pedro & Baethgen, Walter E. & Lanfranco, Bruno A., 2009. "Cambio climático en Uruguay, posibles impactos y medidas de adaptación en el sector agropecuario," Serie Tecnica 121759, Instituto Nacional de Investigacion Agropecuaria (INIA).
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    Keywords

    global warming; agriculture and livestock production; public policy; extreme climate events.; Agricultural and Food Policy; Risk and Uncertainty; Q01; Q54; Q55; Q58;

    JEL classification:

    • Q01 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - Sustainable Development
    • Q54 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Climate; Natural Disasters and their Management; Global Warming
    • Q55 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Technological Innovation
    • Q58 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Government Policy

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