Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Food Security
Evidences over the past few decades show that significant changes in climate are taking place all over the world as a result of enhanced human activities in deforestation emission of various greenhouse gases and indiscriminate use of fossil fuels Global atmospheric concentration of CO2 has increased from preindustrial level of 280 parts per million ppm to 400 ppm in 2014 Global projections indicate higher temperature of 15 to 45C by the year 2050 as a result of enhanced greenhouse gases Climate change predictions for India indicate that warming is likely to be above the global mean and fewer very cold days are very likely Frequency of intense rainfall events and winds associated with tropical cyclones are likely to increase
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Author: Rao, KesavaDate: 2016-06-03Type: Book ChapterStatus: Limited accessEvidences over the past few decades show that significant changes in climate are taking place all over the world as a result of enhanced human activities in deforestation emission of various greenhouse gases and indiscriminate ...
Title: Climate Smart Agriculture for Building Resilience and Improving Livelihoods in Rainfed Areas Author: Wani, Suhas P.Date: 2016-06-03Type: Book ChapterStatus: Limited accessThe biggest challenge human kind facing in the 21st century is to cope up with the impacts of the climate change which is affecting the sustainable development globally The IPCC Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change ...
Author: Bobojonov, IhtiyorDate: 2015-03-18Type: Conference ProceedingsStatus: Open accessClimate change is one of the major challenges for agricultural producers worldwide. In Central Asian countries, climate-driven irrigation water variability is a major source of risk. Future projections indicate even ...