Special Issue "Agriculture and Climate Change"
A special issue of Environments (ISSN 2076-3298).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 January 2018) | Viewed by 59558
2. School of Environmental Design, Rural Development, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
Interests: agricultural development; agricultural adaptation to climate change; resilience building in communities related to flooding; strategic development planning for communities; businesses; economic sectors such as agriculture
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Special Issue in Sustainability: Food Land Belts
Special Issue in Climate: The Roles of Farmers and Other Actors in Developing Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change and Variability
Special Issue in Climate: Climate Change and Food Insecurity
Special Issue in Climate: Climate Resilient Cities and Communities
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Food Production and Urban Agriculture
Special Issue in Infrastructures: Pedestrian and Bicycle Mobility in the Future Cities of the World: Between Adapting Infrastructure and Changing Behavior
Special Issue in Agriculture: Latest Advances for Smart and Sustainable Agriculture
Special Issue in Sci: The Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Development and How Agriculture Can Adapt to Climate Change via Specific Forms of Agricultural Development?
Agriculture constitutes one of the most important sectors of the economies of most countries. Climate change and variability has already had major impacts on agricultural production and potential, sometimes making production more difficult and sometimes creating new opportunities for food production. In all cases, agriculture needs to adapt to these changing circumstances. Adaptation is a social and cultural process so it is important to ascertain how farmers adapt, what factors farmers take into account and what other actors can contribute to the adaptation process (e.g., government, agencies, neighbouring farmers, farmers in other regions, etc.). It also implies that different countries and territories with different cultures are likely to have agricultural communities where priorities and values are different, with major implications for the choice of adaptation strategies. The same can be said for strategies that can impact on the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. Communities also have roles to play in agricultural adaptation since climate change and variability (in relation to agriculture) can be integrated into development planning processes where these processes exist. This Special Issue of Environments welcomes articles on any of these issues from any country and territory.
Prof. Dr. Christopher Bryant
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- Impacts of climate change on agriculture and food production
- Agricultural adaptation to climate change
- Role of agriculture in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions
- Impacts of climate change on the valued functions of farmland and farm activities
- Roles of different actors in adaptation processes of agriculture to climate change