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Journal of Integrative Agriculture  2014, Vol. 13 Issue (7): 1418-1431    DOI: 10.1016/S2095-3119(14)60820-0
Special Issue: Systematic Synthesis of Impacts of Climate Change on China’s Crop Production System Advanced Online Publication | Current Issue | Archive | Adv Search |
Managing Climate Change Risk in China’s Agricultural Sector: The Potential for an Integrated Risk Management Framework
 Kevin Z. Chen , Claire Hsu
International Food Policy Research Institute-Beijing Office, Bei jing 100081, P.R.China
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摘要  Climate change poses a serious threat to the future food security of China, which is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. This paper discusses the implications of climate change for China’s agricultural sector. Its main objectives are to identify the agricultural risks associated with climate change, to introduce a conceptual framework for agricultural climate risk management and to enumerate key adaptation strategies, challenges, and recommendations.

Abstract  Climate change poses a serious threat to the future food security of China, which is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. This paper discusses the implications of climate change for China’s agricultural sector. Its main objectives are to identify the agricultural risks associated with climate change, to introduce a conceptual framework for agricultural climate risk management and to enumerate key adaptation strategies, challenges, and recommendations.
Keywords:  climate change       food security       risk management       agricultural development  
Received: 18 May 2014   Accepted: 16 July 2014

This research was supported by the World Bank, NSFCCGIAR (71161140351), and China Contribution to CGIAR/ IFPRI.

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