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Understanding Agricultural Households' Adaptation to Climate Change and Implications for Mitigation : Land Management and Investment Options

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Climate change and food security are two of the most pressing challenges facing the global community today. Improvements in smallholder agricultural systems have the potential to address both, via increases in income in conjunction with mitigation of the adverse effects of climate change. This guidance note on adaptation focuses on improving household survey instruments for understanding agricultural household adaptation responses to climate change with regards to land management and investment options.

Authors

  • Nancy McCarthy

Issued on

Dec, 2011