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(Climate) Earth Institute Advisory Project Government of Paraguay

Lead PI: Dr. Gordon C. McCord

Unit Affiliation: Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)

November 2012 - July 2013
Inactive
South America ; Paraguay
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Diagnostic assessment of Paraguay's climate risks and potential areas of opportunity. The goal of the project is to provide recommendations for investment in climate-sensitive agriculture to reduce the vulnerability to extreme climate events.

SPONSOR:

Inter-American Development Bank

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$72,754

RESEARCH TEAM:

Walter Baethgen

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

KEYWORDS

extreme events climate sensitive agriculture climate risk climate information systems climate and society

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate