The Need for Long-Term Drought Policy: From Crisis to Risk Management

The Need for Long-Term Drought Policy: From Crisis to Risk Management

Farmers everywhere are at the mercy of the weather. Drought, perhaps the most threatening challenge, can cause profound devastation to soil, livestock, crops, and livelihoods. In the context of more severe and frequent droughts, there are calls to include longer-term risk management policies, to complement existing short-term crisis funding.

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