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Thematic session: Adaptation to Climate Change in the Developing World: Evidences and Challenges

This session will present an overview of existing empirical evidence on the economics of adaptation to climate change. A set of micro empirical studies from the developing world will be presented. The emphasis is placed on the lessons learnt and the future scientific and policy challenges.

Organizer(s): Peter Berck, UC Berkeley; Cyndi Berck, Berck Editorial; Salvatore Di Falco, University of Geneva

Chair: Salvatore Di Falco, University of Geneva

  1. Good Things Come in Packages: Sustainable Intensification Systems in Smallholder Agriculture
    Hailemariam Teklewold, Cyndi Berck
  2. Ambiguity Aversion and Demand for Weather Information in Agricultural Technology Adoption; Case of Namibia
    Martine Visser, Chalmers Mulwa
  3. Climate Change Adaptation and Livestock Activity Choice in the Nile Basin of Ethiopia
    Zenebe Gebreegziabher