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Farmers’ environmental perceptions and preferences regarding climate change adaptation and mitigation actions; towards a sustainable agricultural system in México

Author
Orduño, M.; Kallas, Z.; Ornelas, S.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Land use policy
Date of publication
2020-12
Volume
99
First page
105031:1
Last page
105031:14
DOI
10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.105031
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0264837719301097 Open in new window
Abstract
Climate change compromises sustainable agricultural development. It has deep economic, environmental, and social impacts, particularly on vulnerable rural regions in developing countries where agriculture constitutes the backbone of the economy. This study analyzes farmers’ preferences regarding the potential implementation of several mitigation and adaptation actions addressing climate change. Data were collected on 370 farmers in the “Valle del Carrizo” region of northwestern México. Us...
Keywords
Adaptation, Analytical hierarchy process, Climate change, Environmental factors, Mitigation, New ecological paradigm scale, Sustainable agriculture
Group of research
CREDA - Centre for Agrifood Economics and Development

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