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TURKEY: Climate change to affect productivity in the agricultural sector

TURKEY: Climate change to affect productivity in the agricultural sector | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Climate change will adversely affect productivity in the agricultural sector in the short term, according to a Turkish expert.
A Turkish academic has drawn attention to the importance of the effects of climate change especially on the agricultural sector.
Speaking to state-run Anadolu Agency, Zeynep Zaimoğlu, an academic from Çukurova University’s Department of Environmental Engineering, said the negative effects of climate change on the agricultural sector will begin to be seen in the next few months.

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EGYPT: Water, Policy, and Productivity in Agriculture 

EGYPT: Water, Policy, and Productivity in Agriculture  | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
When water scarcity restricts agricultural production, expanding water resources is only one option to increase or maintain output; investments in research to raise productivity can also release constraints on growth. In this paper, we construct a model of optimal resource allocation with both public and private inputs in production—the public sector invests in research and irrigation infrastructure to supply technology and water, respectively, whereas the private sector supplies other inputs.
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