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The impacts of climate change on agriculture are projected to be significant in coming decades, so response strategies, and their likely costs, should be evaluated now. That is why this study produced an open-access, crop-climate-economic impact modeling platform for Latin America and the Caribbean, that can be extended to other regions, then modified and improved by users as new crop, ...

SUBJECT: estimates of climate change; climate scenarios; agricultural emissions; extreme weather; fertilization effect

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Agriculture is a very important socioeconomic sector in Kazakhstan. The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (GRK) introduced a national compulsory crop insurance scheme in 2005 in order to provide grain producers and other farmers with a minimum level of protection against catastrophic climatic events. The overall objective of the current study is to assist the GRK in improving the ...

SUBJECT: soils; poor farmers; crop insurance scheme; allocation; international reinsurance

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Agriculture is a very important socioeconomic sector in Kazakhstan. The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (GRK) introduced a national compulsory crop insurance scheme in 2005 in order to provide grain producers and other farmers with a minimum level of protection against catastrophic climatic events. The overall objective of the current study is to assist the GRK in improving the ...

SUBJECT: soils; poor farmers; crop insurance scheme; allocation; international reinsurance

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Due to climate change and increasing food prices, emphasis needs to be placed on addressing water management as a key determinant for agricultural production and productivity. However, governments and donors have tended to pay relatively little attention to this area, and investments remain low. This report, which is based on economic and sector work carried out in the Water Anchor of t ...

SUBJECT: soil profile; deficit irrigation; remote sensing; arid areas; flooding

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There is increasing interest in climate change issues in Indonesia particularly in the lead-up to the COP13 or Copenhagen meeting in Bali in December 2007 when there was renewed focus on Indonesia as the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the world due to deforestation, peat-land degradation, and forest fires. In Indonesia, the agriculture sector employs the largest shar ...

SUBJECT: rice areas; species; farming activities; national emissions; agricultural extension

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SUBJECT: nutritional value; crop land; paddy yields; consumer demand; poor farmers

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The objective of this paper is to: (a) review World Bank's pest management activities during 1999-2004; (b) assess those in view of the changes in the external and internal contexts; (c) identify appropriate opportunities of engagement on pest and pesticide issues; and (d) suggest means to further promote sound pest management in the World Bank operations. The importance of sound pest manageme ...

SUBJECT: hazardous chemicals; biological control; ipm; water resources; poor farmers

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A Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) was undertaken to assess the returns to land management practices of major land use types, namely forests, rangelands, and selected crops (rice, maize, cotton, and millet). Also the public expenditure on SLM was reviewed and an assessment carried out how the expenditure is aligned to land policies and how it is targeted to land degradation hotspots. The res ...

SUBJECT: degraded lands; poor farmers; opportunity costs; agricultural extension; dry season

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This study was undertaken in support of the World Bankproject, Agroweather Tools for Adapting to ClimateChange. The overall goal of this pilot project is to establishcommunity-based agro-weather risk managementtools. These tools are to be supported by a flow of weatherand climate information via information and communicationtechnology (ICT) delivery systems. While some advice is provided on ho ...

SUBJECT: climate change adaptation; farming activities; climate monitoring; climate system; extreme weather

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Niger, owing to its climatic, institutional, livelihood, economic, and environmental context, is one of the most vulnerable countries of the world. Poverty is pervasive in Niger and it ranks low on almost all the human development indicators. Agriculture is the most important sector of Niger's economy and accounts for over 40 percent of national gross domestic product (GDP) and is the p ...

SUBJECT: pastoral areas; grazing lands; poor; cereal production; herding groups