publication . Research . 2010

The multiplicity of climate and rural risk

Christopolos, Ian;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Copenhagen: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
Abstract
This paper looks at rural risk in relation to climate change, globalisation and other factors, with a focus on how these risks are perceived and managed within different policy frames and among local institutions involved with agriculture and rural development. The nchanging and multidimensional landscape of risks is analysed in terms of how it impacts on natural resource management governance, strategies and decision-making. Pro-poor growth and community-based risk reduction policies are contrasted so as to highlight their implications for local actors struggling to deal with climate variability and market volatility. Food security is presented as an example of...
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free text keywords: Klimaveränderung, Ländliche Entwicklung, Landwirtschaftliche Entwicklung, Risiko, Nahrungsmittelversorgung, ddc:330
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