Agri-food trade and climate change

Journal title Economia agro-alimentare
Author/s Fabio Gaetano Santeramo, Dragan Miljkovic, Emilia Lamonaca
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/1 Language English
Pages 18 P. 1-18 File size 0 KB
DOI 10.3280/ecag1-2021oa11676
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Climate change, the agri-food sector and trade are closely related. This contribution aims at presenting issues related to the economic impacts of climate changes on international trade. The agri-food sector is one of the most hit by changes in climate, and it is also responsible of substantial environmentalimpacts. In a globalised world, these effects do not alter only the agri-food domestic markets but propagate across countries.While climate change may trigger changes in trade patterns by altering food availability and access as well as comparative advantages across countries, trade itself may constitute an adaptation strategy. Our note provides elements to be considered in the future debate that will likely be focused on the interrelations between, climate change, trade and global value chains of agri-food products.

Keywords: Adaptation, Development, Global value chain, Trade

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Fabio Gaetano Santeramo, Dragan Miljkovic, Emilia Lamonaca, Agri-food trade and climate change in "Economia agro-alimentare" 1/2021, pp 1-18, DOI: 10.3280/ecag1-2021oa11676