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Migration as Adaptation Strategy to Cope with Climate Change: A Study of Farmers’ Migration in Rural India

Author : Chandan Kumar Jha, Vijaya Gupta, Utpal Chattopadhyay, Binilkumar Amarayil Sreeraman | 2016
Published By: International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management

This study aims to evaluate the link between climate/weather change and farmer migration in Bihar, India. The influence of cognitive conditions and climate-related stress on farmer migration decisions and the socioeconomic characteristics of migrating and non-migrating farm households are analysed. The focus is the role of migration in access to climate and agricultural extension services and the contribution of migration to enhanced farmer coping capacity.

URL : https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/IJCCSM-03-2017-0059

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