Building Resilience to Climate Change in South Caucasus by Nicolas Ahouissoussi,James E. Neumann,Jitendra P. Srivastava PDF

By Nicolas Ahouissoussi,James E. Neumann,Jitendra P. Srivastava

This e-book illustrates the realm Banks dedication to aid international locations to answer the possibilities and demanding situations posed by means of weather switch. Undertaken in collaborative partnership with coverage makers, farmers, civil society, and different stakeholders in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, it presents a far wanted reaction to the decision for motion by means of quantifying the impression and picking out key priorities for rules, courses, and investments to lessen the vulnerability of agricultural structures to weather switch within the South Caucasus.

The research responds to the pressing want for weather version, as highlighted on this planet Banks flip Down the warmth document. particularly, the South Caucasus is already contending with expanding aridity and extra common severe climate occasions (e.g. critical droughts, floods and hailstorms). It offers functional strategies for a extra weather shrewdpermanent agriculture, on the local, nationwide and agro-ecological area point in every one kingdom. The innovations provided during this booklet are a compilation of the result of the 3 nationwide reports, and spotlight the necessity and power for local collaborative motion to extend advantages, whereas additionally carrying on with to stress the necessity for a good reaction on the nationwide point. The nationwide point effects are supported by means of nation stories, which supply extra details.

This paintings is yet an enormous starting. to accomplish the pursuits of weather resilience within the agriculture region, extra paintings is required to translate the proposals into fact. The research demonstrates that investments in irrigation infrastructure and on-farm applied sciences have nice power to elevate agricultural productiveness and enhance the weather resilience of the sphere. Demand-side agricultural water administration may have excessive temporary payoffs, and those momentary payoffs are complementary to the luck of lengthy- time period irrigation, drainage and different infrastructure investments. Strengthening the catastrophe hazard administration concepts (beyond agricultural measures) also are had to aid mitigate family dangers from severe occasions, in particular for the poorest, who're the main vulnerable.

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