Mitigating Droughts and Floods in Agriculture : Policy Lessons and Approaches

Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events, notably of droughts and floods to which the agriculture sector is particularly exposed. While agricultural productivity growth and policy development have allowed to better cope with these risks and reduce...

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Corporate Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Format: eBook
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2016
Series:OECD Studies on Water
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Executive summary
  • Foreword and acknowledgements
  • The economics of droughts and floods in agriculture
  • Policy approaches for the sustainable management of droughts and floods in agriculture
  • Characterising and measuring droughts and floods