Enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change : The case of smallholder farmers in the Brazilian semi-arid region

  title={Enhancing adaptive capacity to climate change : The case of smallholder farmers in the Brazilian semi-arid region},
  author={Andr{\'e} Felipe Sim{\~o}es and D{\'e}bora Cynamon Kligerman and Emilio L{\`e}bre La Rovere and Maria Regina Maroun and Martha Macedo de Lima Barata and M. Obermaier},
Climate change is one of the main challenges faced by mankind in this century. Although developing countries have little historical responsibility for climate change, they are likely to be most affected by it since they lack resources to cope with or to adapt to its effects. Studies show that the semi-arid northeast region of Brazil – where the country’s poorest populations are concentrated – is one of the most vulnerable to climate change and thus likely to suffer its impacts more severely… CONTINUE READING

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