Climate change challenges and adaptations at farm-level : by Naveen P. Singh, Cynthia Bantilan, Kattarkandi Byjesh,

By Naveen P. Singh, Cynthia Bantilan, Kattarkandi Byjesh, Swamikannu Nedumaran

This publication emphasizes the position of farm point variation as a key in developmental pathways which are challenged via weather dangers within the semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa. It throws mild on key concerns that come up in farm point affects, model and vulnerability to weather switch and discusses Q2 methodological methods undertaken in learn domain names of Asia and Africa

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For classificatory purposes, a simple ranking of the regions based on the indices, viz. yi, would be enough. However, for a Analytical Framework and Methodologies for Analysing Farm-level Vulnerability meaningful characterization of the different stages of vulnerability, suitable fractile classification from an assumed probability distribution is needed. A probability distribution suitable for this purpose is the beta distribution, which is generally skewed and takes values in the interval (0, 1).

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Through focus group discussions, youth and women were interviewed to get an insight into the relevance of institutions in the villages, providing adaptive capacities and resilience against vulnerability in general and climate change in particular. To understand how the community had been coping with climatic shocks in the past and what it could do as a future course of action, a mixed group of middleaged and elderly farmers were interviewed who gave an account of the incidences of a particular climatic shock in a particular year, the effect it had on the village and how the village reacted to cope with the same.

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