Author:Amanda Barroso Lima, Isadora Cardoso Vasconcelos, Pedro Vasconcelos Rocha
Subject: Poverty and Inequality
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Abstract: "Through the lens of the three dimensions of sustainable development—social, economic and environmental—it is possible to assess the options for family farming to respond to the adverse impacts of climate change in Brazil. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report indicates, climate change and/or extreme weather events such as severe droughts, heat waves and heavy rains could intensify the problems faced by family farmers." (…)

keywords: Climate Change Impacts, Response Options, Family Farmers, Brazil
Date Publication: 11/13/2015 - 09:10
Type/Issue: One Pager / 309
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English