Agricultural Development Economics
 

Changing environments

Year of publication
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains the world’s most food-insecure region characterized by high levels of child mortality and poverty and low [...]
   
Food security in Tanzania is projected to deteriorate as a result of climate change. In spite of the Government’s efforts [...]
   
This paper provides fresh empirical evidence on the adaptation process to face climate changes through the analysis of original cross-sectional [...]
   
This policy brief summarizes the main points of the mitigation analysis of the EPIC programme for Zambia. It identifies the [...]
   

Adaptation to climate risk and food security. Evidence from smallholder farmers in Ethiopia

Solomon Asfaw , Manuela Coromaldi and Leslie Lipper [ 2015 ]
This paper explores the impact of climate risk on the adoption of risk decreasing practices and other input choices and [...]
   
We assess farmers' incentives and the conditioning factors that hinder or promote adoption of agricultural technologies under climate risk and [...]
   

Food security and adaptation impacts of potential climate smart agricultural practices in Zambia

Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, Solomon Asfaw, Andrea Cattaneo and Misael Kokwe [ 2015 ]
This paper analyzes how a set of widely promoted agricultural practices, including reduced tillage, crop rotations, legume intercropping as well [...]
   
This paper analyzes how a set of widely promoted agricultural practices, including reduced tillage, crop rotations, legume intercropping as well [...]
   

Climate variability, adaptation strategies and food security in Malawi

Solomon Asfaw, Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, Aslihan Arslan, Andrea Cattaneo and Mutie Kachulu [ 2014 ]
This paper assesses farmers’ incentives and conditioning factors that hinder or promote adaptation strategies and evaluates its impact on crop [...]
   
Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa must undergo significant productivity improvements to meet the combined challenges of population growth and climate change. [...]
   
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