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dc.contributor.authorChristopolos, Ianen_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper looks at rural risk in relation to climate change, globalisation and other factors, with a focus on how these risks are perceived and managed within different policy frames and among local institutions involved with agriculture and rural development. The nchanging and multidimensional landscape of risks is analysed in terms of how it impacts on natural resource management governance, strategies and decision-making. Pro-poor growth and community-based risk reduction policies are contrasted so as to highlight their implications for local actors struggling to deal with climate variability and market volatility. Food security is presented as an example of an area wherepolicy coherence in responding these multiple challenges is lacking, but where rural people and institutions are adapting in their own ways. The study suggest a number of entry points for further research that could be used to better align climate change efforts with the perceptions and priorities of rural populations at risk.en_US
dc.publisherDanish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Copenhagenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDIIS working paper 2010:08en_US
dc.subject.stwLändliche Entwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwLandwirtschaftliche Entwicklungen_US
dc.titleThe multiplicity of climate and rural risken_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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