Preliminary draft , comments welcome Malaria , Adaptation and Crop Choice

@inproceedings{Laxminarayan2003PreliminaryD,
  title={Preliminary draft , comments welcome Malaria , Adaptation and Crop Choice},
  author={Ramanan Laxminarayan and Klaus Moeltner},
  year={2003}
}
This paper investigates how rural farm households adapt to the risk of disease. In the context of malaria, adaptation brings to mind mosquito nets, sprays and coils. However, adaptation may be more subtle. For instance, households living in malaria-endemic regions may alter their crop choice to reduce their exposure to disease and the associated likelihood of crop failure. Thus the risk of malaria places a significant economic burden on households even if they do not actually suffer an episode… CONTINUE READING
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