Forecasting food security under El nino in Asia and the Pacific

Type Working Paper
Language English
Series CAPSA Working Paper No. 105
Year of Publication 2011
Place of Publication
Bogor
Indonesia
Publisher CAPSA-ESCAP
Website www.uncapsa.org
Classification Num. 551.538:338.439.6 For
Physical Description xxiii, 93 p.
Document Open
Geographic Heading MALAYSIA, INDONESIA, VIETNAM

Abstract/Description

This working paper addresses climate change in the context of rice productivity. It contributes to the literature by forecasting the impact of climate change on rice production in Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam, based on advanced crop modelling and economic regression models. It also explores policies responses for adaptation and mitigation strategies to minimize the negative impacts of climate change on food production in the region.