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Prioritising climate-smart agricultural interventions at different scales

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Thornton, PK and Aggarwal, P and Parsons, D, Prioritising climate-smart agricultural interventions at different scales, Agricultural Systems, 151 pp. 149-152. ISSN 0308-521X (2017) [Letter or Note in Journal]


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Abstract

One of the great challenges facing global agriculture in the coming decades is how to deal with the negative effects of climate change. These effects are projected to affect the populations with both the least capacity to adapt and the greatest need for improved agricultural performance to achieve food security and reduce poverty (Thornton and Lipper, 2013). Agricultural systems will need to be transformed if global food security and poverty reduction is to be achieved in a sustainable way. The need to reduce food insecurity, and to respond to the climate change effects which are already occurring, are urgent problems that may well involve new approaches embedded in appropriate enabling environments, if agricultural system transformations that contribute to global, regional and national development goals are to be achieved.

Item Details

Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Research Field:Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Author:Parsons, D (Dr David Parsons)
ID Code:118513
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:TIA - Research Institute
Deposited On:2017-07-13
Last Modified:2017-07-13
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