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Weather instability, food scarcity and famine policy


Weather instability, food scarcity and famine policy



Zeitschrift fur Auslandische Landwirtschaft 14(4): 317-330



Agriculturalists who live in areas of unstable weather develop a variety of insurance mechanisms to cope with variable output. They accumulate various types of assets in good periods which are drawn upon when drought reduces production. They also develop specific migration patterns for cattle and humans.

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