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Climate change impacts and adaptation options for water and food in Pakistan: scenario analysis using an integrated global water and food projections model

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Climate change is expected to considerably affect the water resources in the Indus River basin in Pakistan and thus agricultural production in the country. This article reports an analysis of the impacts of various climate scenarios on both water resources and food production out to 2050. While changes in water…

Climate change and agricultural development

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Climate change will be a major driver of change in the agricultural sector in the coming decades, along with changes in population, income, urbanization, dietary preferences, and technology.1 Agriculture is unique among economic sectors in its dependence on temperature, precipitation, and other climate variables, and is thus unique in its…

Assessing climate adaptation options for cereal-based systems in the eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains, South Asia

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Abstract New farming systems and management options are needed in South Asia as the intensive rice–wheat production system is set to become increasingly unsustainable under climate change. In the current study, six cropping systems options/treatments varying in tillage, crop establishment method, residue management, crop sequence and fertilizer and water…