Vulnerability and adaptation in the agricultural sector in Northern Norway

  1. Assess exposure-sensitivity of agricultural production in Northern Norway to projected changes in climate
  2. Identify the technological, economic, political and societal factors determining the industry's adaptive capacity to climate change and shape the vulnerability to such changes
  3. Develop adaptation strategies in colloboration with farmers and agriculture communities in Northern Norway
  4. Assess the need for political incentives to enchance the industry's adaptive capacity and thereby reduce vulnerability
  5. Compare and generalize from case studies to identify essential insights for developing adaptive responses to changing climatic and political conditions in the agricultural sector
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Financed by:
Norges forskningsråd
In cooperation with:
Nordlandsforskning
Id:
6242
Project lead:
Head of research