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Overcoming drought : adaptation strategies for Andhra Pradesh, India
 
Collection Title:Directions In Development series. Environment and sustainable developmentCountry:India;
Date Stored:2006/09/11Document Date:2006/08/01
Document Type:PublicationSubTopics:Climate Change and Environment; Rural Poverty Reduction; Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions; Forestry; Drought Management
ISBN:ISBN 0-8213-6664-5Language:English
Region:South AsiaReport Number:37260
Volume No:1 of 1  

Summary: Using recent advances in modeling climate-related risks and adjusting state of the art catastrophic risk modeling techniques to drought, the study conducts an innovative long-term assessment of drought risks in Andhra Pradesh, India, and suggests strategies to reduce their impact, under several economic, drought management and climate change scenarios. The analysis deepens an understanding of climate risk adaptation strategies, including implications for agricultural and catastrophic risk insurance.

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