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International Workshop on Agricultural Risk Management: Opportunities and Challenges

New Delhi, India
25-27 October 2006

Introductory Note | Workshop Brochure | Co-Sponsors | Presentations | Programme

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Workshop Overview

This international workshop on Agrometeorological Risk Management was organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in conjunction with several co-sponsors. The specific objectives and expected outcomes can be found in the Introductory Note or Workshop Brochure. A summary of the workshop recommendations were produced and proceedings of the workshop will be published in 2007.

Presentations

SESSION 2: Weather and Climate risks, preparedness and coping strategies: Overview

Extreme weather and climate events and farming risks by J. Hay (1.5 MB PDF)

Preparedness and coping strategies for agrometeorological drought risk management: Recent progress and trends by D. Wilhite (6.5 MB PDF)

SESSION 3: Challenges to coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties - regional perspectives

Challenges to coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties in Africa by A. Chavula and E. Mukhala (2.5 MB PDF)

Challenges to coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties in Asian Regions
by L.S. Rathore and C.J. Stigter (0.5 MB PDF)

Challenges to coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties in South America
by C. Alarcón (2.0 MB PDF)

Agrometeorological risks and coping strategies: Perspectives from the Indian Subcontinent
by N. Chattopadhyay and B. Lal (5.1 MB PDF)

Challenges to coping strategies in agrometeorology: The South-West Pacific
by J. Salinger (2.8 MB PDF)

Challenges to coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties in Europe by A. Susnik and L. Kajfez-Bogataj (3.3 MB PDF)

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SESSION 4: Agrometeorological risks and uncertainties and perspectives for farm applications

Weather and climate and optimization of farm technologies at different input levels by J. Eitzinger, A. Utset, M. Trnka, Z. Zalud, M. Nikolaev, and I. Uskov (2.2 MB PDF)

Complying with farmers' conditions and needs using new weather and climate information approaches and technologies by C.J. Stigter, Tan Ying, H.P. Das, Zheng Dawei, R.E. Rivero Vega, Nguyen van Viet, N.I. Bakheit, Y.M. Abdullahi (0.2 MB PDF)

Information technology and decision support systems for on-farm applications to cope effectively with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties by B. Lee  (4.8 MB PDF)

Methods of evaluating agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for estimating global agricultural supply and demand by K. Menzie (3.2 MB PDF)

SESSION 5: Coping Strategies with Agrometeorological risks and uncertainties

Coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for crop yield by L. Tibig and F.P. Lansigan (1.2 MB PDF)

Water management in a semi-arid regime: An analogue algorithm approach for rainfall seasonal forecasting by G. Maracchi, M. Pasqui, and F. Piani (1.4 MB PDF)

Water Management and water use efficiency by Y. Ramakrishna and G. Rao (3.5 MB PDF)

Examples of coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for Integrated Pest Management by A.K.S. Huda, T. Hind-Lanoiselet, C. Derry, G. Murray and R.N. Spooner-Hart (1.2 MB PDF)

Coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for drought: Examples in Brazil by O. Brunini, Y.M.T. Da Anunciaçao, L.T.G. Fortes, P.L. Abramides, G.C. Blain, A.P.C. Brunini and J.P de Carvalho (2.4 MB PDF)

Coping Strategies with Desertification in China by Wang Shili, Ma Yuping, HouQiong Wang Yinshun (2.6 MB PDF)

Coping strategies with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties for water erosion, runoff and soil loss by P.C. Doraiswamy, E.R. Hunt and V.R.K. Murthy (0.95 MB PDF)

Developing a Global Early Warning System for Wildland Fire by M. Brady, W. J. de Groot, J. G. Goldammer, T. Keenan, T. Lynham, K. O'Loughlin (5.0 MB PDF)

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SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: Weather risk insurance for agriculture

Weather Risk Insurance for Agriculture: Symposium Overview by M.V.K. Sivakumar (0.5 MB PDF)

Scientific and Economic Rationale for Weather Risk Insurance for Agriculture by P. Hoeppe (5.0 MB PDF)

Weather Derivatives for coping with Risks to Agricultural Production by U. Hess (1.8 MB PDF)

Weather Risk Insurance for coping with Risks to Agricultural Production by P. Prashad (0.2 MB PDF)

SESSION 6: Coping with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties - Policies and services

Contingency planning as a case study of coping with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties by R. Stone and H. Meinke (2.4 MB PDF)

Using simulation modelling as a policy option in coping with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties by S. Orlandini (8.8 MB PDF)

Agrometeorological services to cope with risks and uncertainties by R. Motha and V.R.K Murthy (2.6 MB PDF)

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Co-sponsors of the Workshop

  • Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
  • Australian Bureau of Meteorology
  • Centre Technique de Coopration Agricole et Rurale – Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Meteo-France
  • UK Met Office
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

 

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