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The Economics of Adaptation to Drought in the Face of Climate Change
March 4, 2010
Prof. Anil Markandya will participate in the Second International Conference on Drought Management: Economics of Drought and Drought Preparedness in the Mediterranean.
The objectives of the Conference are:
To compile, analyse and assess existing methods and approaches to better estimate the impacts and costs of drought and drought mitigation plans, including direct damages, indirect losses and costs for emergency response and preparedness.
To present case studies of evaluation of drought impacts and costs of drought and drought preparedness.
To establish best practices and map case studies in the Mediterranean and Near East on drought risk management planning and implementation.
Offer recommendations for drought preparedness and policies that show better performance, efficacy and social resilience.
This Conference is the second in a series, the first of which was held in Zaragoza, Spain, on 12-14 June 2008 on the topic “Drought management: Scientific and technological innovations”.
Istambul, Turkey, 4th March, 2010