In many parts of the world, weather represents one of the major uncertainties affecting performance and management of agricultural systems. Due to global climate changes the climatic variability and the occurrence of extreme weather events is likely to increase leading to substantial increase in agricultural risk and destabilization of farm incomes. This issue is not only important for farm managers but also for policy makers, since income stabilization in agriculture is frequently considered as a governmental task.
The aim of this session is to discuss the state of the art research in the area of analysis and management of weather-related risks in agroecosystems.The topic is at the borderline of different disciplines, in particular agricultural and financial economics, meteorology, modelling and agronomy.
Deadline abstract submission 11th january 2017
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