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Rural areas

Dasgupta, Purnamita, Morton, John ORCID: 0000-0002-8013-5794, Dodman, David, Karapinar, Barış, Meza, Francisco, Rivera-Ferre, Marta G., Toure Sarr, Aissa and Vincent, Katharine E. (2014) Rural areas. In: Field, C and Barros, V, (eds.) Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, pp. 613-657. ISBN 978-1-107-64165-5

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Rural areas still account for almost half the world’s population, and about 70% of the developing world’s poor people. {9.1.1}. There is a lack of clear definition of what constitutes rural areas, and definitions that do exist depend on definitions of the urban. {9.1.2}. Across the world, the importance of peri-urban areas and new forms of rural-urban interactions are increasing (limited evidence, high agreement). {9.1.3} Rural areas, viewed as a dynamic, spatial category, remain important for assessing the impacts of climate change and the prospects for adaptation. {9.1.1}

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Final and publicly accesible version of IPCC Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change, rural areas,impacts, vulnerability, adaptation, agriculture, livelihoods
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Development Studies Research Group
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Livelihoods & Institutions Department
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 06:57

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