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Commissioned Report
Drought is a serious problem in Thailand. Over 8.7 million hectares – majority of them in the northeast region– are frequently affected by drought. There were nine severe droughts in the period of 1989-2011 (DWR, 2016). In 2013, damages from drought was estimated over 2.5 billion Bhat (~81 million USD). Although long term observation by Thai...
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Commissioned Report

平成27年度適応イニシアティブ推進のための地域横断的人材育成等に向けた調査・検討業務 業務報告書

Commissioned Report
Author:
Jay Cummins, IAFD
Ashley Lipman, IAFD
Heather Feetham, IAFD
Three focus group workshops were conducted in June 2014 across Australia, in order to assess farmer attitude to managing risk on-farm, and the role of current insurance products for agriculture. The focus group workshop research proved to be a worthwhile exercise in firstly engaging with farmers and exploring their ideas and attitudes towards risk...