Understanding the drought impact of El Niño

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Understanding the drought impact of El Niño

Postby rene » Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:47 am

Colleagues: here's an interesting document for download...

Understanding the drought impact of El Niño on the global agricultural areas

Oscar Rojas (FAO)

During El Niño episodes the normal patterns of tropical precipitation and atmospheric circulation become disrupted and trigger extreme climate events around the globe: droughts, floods and more frequent and stronger cyclones. Disasters create poverty traps that increase the prevalence of food insecurity and malnutrition. This study enhances our understanding of the El Niño phenomenon through the use of FAO’s Agricultural Stress Index System (ASIS).

Download the 55 pages/11.5 MB pdf file from here: http://www.fao.org/3/a-i4251e.pdf
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