Climate Change and Agriculture – A Review of Some Global and Caribbean Concerns

This paper presents a review of the impact if climate change on agriculture as well as the contribution that agriculture can make to the reduction of climate change mainly by lowering the emission of green house gases (GHG). The paper also presents available evidence for temperature rise in the Caribbean sine it is argued that such evidence could help galvanize public support in the Caribbean for the policies that maybe necessary for mitigating the effects of climate change. Several mitigation strategies for Caribbean agriculture are also discussed in the paper.


Editor(s):
Hutchinson, Sharon D.
Subject(s):
Issue Date:
2009-06
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
DOI and Other Identifiers:
978-976-8223-76-0 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/122906
Total Pages:
20
JEL Codes:
Q54; Q15
Note:
Belize City, Belize 23rd - 27th July, 2007
Series Statement:
Proceedings of the West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference
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