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Earth Institute Research Projects

Climate Impacts on Livelihoods and Food Security

Lead PI: Dr. Alessandra Giannini

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

April 2012 - December 2012
Inactive
Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Senegal
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: IRI will contribute towards the project by: 1) characterizing the spatial dependence of food security on climate; 2) enhance local capacity to take up consideration of climate risk into food security assessments; and 3) contribute to the climate change adaptation process with evidence-based research.

SPONSOR:

World Food Programme

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$28,000

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

World Food Programme, Consultative Group on International Agricultual Research, Earth System Science Partnership

KEYWORDS

agriculture adaptation food security climate change risk climate and society

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate