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Sectoral Impacts of Drought and Climate Change

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Sectoral Impacts of Drought and Climate Change

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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: Arizona State University Department of Economics
California State University San Bernardino
Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management
Countries: United States of America
Regions: Colorado River
Project SDGs:
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Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Project Tags:
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Irrigation Management and Technology
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jun. 2008  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.climas.arizona.edu/projects/sectoral-impacts-drought-and...
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 61%

Project Overview

This project examines impacts of drought and climate change on climate sensitive sectors in the Southwest, focusing on ag­riculture and outdoor recreation and tourism.

Project Results

The effects of drought on income and employment will be estimated. The U.S. Agricultural Resources Model, a 12-region, 32-commodity model of U.S. agricul­ture, will be developed to examine effects of severe water shortages and large water price increases on agriculture in the Colorado and Upper Rio Grande basins. The project also combines regression and input-out­put models to assess how economic and environmental changes affect the local economies of gateway communities s...

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The effects of drought on income and employment will be estimated. The U.S. Agricultural Resources Model, a 12-region, 32-commodity model of U.S. agricul­ture, will be developed to examine effects of severe water shortages and large water price increases on agriculture in the Colorado and Upper Rio Grande basins. The project also combines regression and input-out­put models to assess how economic and environmental changes affect the local economies of gateway communities surrounding national parks in the Southwest.

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