Agricultural risk management

INTRODUCTION Performance of the food and agriculture is influenced by external shocks such as natural disasters (drought and flood), climate change, economic and financial crises, and socio-cultural disturbances.   International evidence shows that both intensity and frequency of the...
Ecosystem Management is a process that aims to conserve major ecological services and restore natural resources while meeting the socioeconomic, political and cultural needs of current and future generations. This is important to ensure that every country continues to maintain its vital...
INTRODUCTION Today, the threats and challenges of the environment operating on food production are not limited to each country or region but most often than not, manifest on a global scale. One of the major challenges of our times is climate change—the continuing increase An ADB Report in...
Introduction Although rice covered 48.70% of the total cultivable land (FAOa, 2011) in the country, the yield was low compared with other countries which occupied a small arable land for rice due to natural disasters. Furthermore, the agriculture sector only contributes 8.6% to the GDP while...
General indicators for household vulnerability in rural area of selected dry zone Myanmar is the 58th most vulnerable country and the 2nd least ready country. The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Myanmar places it in the upper-left quadrant of the Readiness Matrix. It has...