This analytical report presents the results of a study that aimed to: (i) review current knowledge on vulnerability, past trends in climate, and impacts of climate variability and change on agriculture sector in Jamaica, and (ii) to explore technical and policy alternatives in order to cope with and adapt to impacts of climate variability and change more effectively. The study identified what the potential impacts are, considered what interventions are appropriate, and if and where they should occur. The scope of the study focused on broader policy directions and investment priorities in relation to climate change adaptation.

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Organization: FAO, IDB, Government of Jamaica

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Forestry, Water, Science, Adaptation, Risk Reduction/Management, Biodiversity

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English