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Agroclimatic concepts
This Special describes key basic concepts pertaining to climate in agriculture such as Risk (a basic discussion of climate risk and vulnerability applied to agricultural production as well as risk management) and Impact (a quantification, at the national and global scale, of the losses actually suffered by agriculture due to climate variability).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/agroclim/concepts.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
An El Niņo Primer
El Niņo triggers so much interest for three reasons: it can be modelled, thus forecast; its influence on climate is global; and there is a time lag between the phenomenon itself and many of its most important climatic consequences, therefore it can be used for forecasting climate. FAO interest in the phenomenon regards the impacts on agriculture - and consequently food security - of the extreme n... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0008.htm

   


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