Climate Change, Agriculture and Poverty

  title={Climate Change, Agriculture and Poverty},
  author={T. Hertel and Stephanie D. Rosch},
  journal={Development Economics eJournal},
  • T. Hertel, Stephanie D. Rosch
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Development Economics eJournal
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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