1st Edition

Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in Agriculture

    232 Pages
    by CRC Press

    232 Pages 18 Color & 16 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Climate change and its impact on water resources in agriculture pose one of the biggest challenges for food, energy, fiber, and water security worldwide and, as a consequence, for society. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach towards climate change and water resources in agriculture and provides a comprehensive perspective about the core points central to this subject. Other topics that are covered in this book include important insights concerning hydrological cycle, forests, land use change and water, low carbon agriculture, green economy concepts, as well as the state of the art on United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Global Research Alliance are provided.

    The role of agriculture on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiation process. Policies and Initiatives Related to Water and Climate Change in Agriculture: Case Studies from Brazil and Africa. Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. Proposal for the construction of a greenhouse gas emissions monitoring system for the ABC Plan - Sectoral Plan for Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change for the Consolidation of a Low Carbon Agriculture Economy. Agrosilvopastoral Systems in Brazil: an Agricultural Productive Strategy Based on Green Economy Concepts. Soil Conservation and Carbon Sequestration: Agroforestry Systems as a Promising Alternative. Forests, Land Use Change, and Water. Uncertainty is the Key Challenge for Agricultural Water Resources Management under Climate Change in the BRICS. Trading off agriculture with nature's other benefits, spatially. Can investment in rivers basins sustain global development of food and energy systems?


    Zolin, Cornelio Alberto; Rodrigues, Renato de A. R.