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Climate change, agriculture and poverty, Volume 1
 
Author:Hertel, Thomas W.; Rosch, Stephanie D.; Country:World;
Date Stored:2010/11/02Document Date:2010/11/01
Document Type:Policy Research Working PaperSubTopics:Wetlands; Environmental Economics & Policies; Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases; Climate Change Economics; Science of Climate Change
Language:EnglishMajor Sector:Industry and trade
Rel. Proj ID:TZ-Climate Volatility And The Poor In Southern And Eastern Africa -- -- P112809;Region:The World Region
Report Number:WPS5468Sub Sectors:Other domestic and international trade
Collection Title:Policy Research working paper ; no. WPS 5468TF No/Name:TF092567-CLIMATE CHANGE AND VOLATILITY - TANZANIA
Volume No:1  

Summary: Although 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 may help shape future policies as well as ongoing research in this area.

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