Climate variability, a producer typology and the use of forecasts: Experiences from Andean semiarid small holder producers

@inproceedings{Valdivia2000ClimateVA,
  title={Climate variability, a producer typology and the use of forecasts: Experiences from Andean semiarid small holder producers},
  author={C. H. Guzm{\'a}n Valdivia and Jere Lee Gilles and Susan M. Materer},
  year={2000}
}
Farmers in highland semiarid production systems of the Andean region develop their livelihood strategies facing climatic variability, characterized by periodic drought, frosts and El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events. In order to determine who may benefit from forecast information producer profiles are needed. Some argue that more specialized larger producers dependent on rainfall would be the ones to benefit. Using a peasant household framework a profile of households pursuing distinct… CONTINUE READING

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