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Memorias de investigación
Research Project:
Mediterranean Drough Preparedness and Mitigation Planing (Medroplan)
Year:2007
Research Areas
  • Agricultural policy,
  • Applied economics
Information
Abstract
The final objective of the Project is to provide Guidelines for Drought Preparedness Plans and the Framework for the setting up of a Drought Preparedness Network for the Mediterranean countries. The main contribution provided by these guidelines will be their adaptation to the physical and socio-economic environment of the Mediterranean countries and their elaboration following a common methodology. The overall objective of the proposed project is to increase the scientific background and knowledge on droughts, the types of drought, their onset and end, their frequency of occurrence, the water resources availability and water demand in relation to the climate, the water shortage observed and the impacts of water shortage caused by droughts in the six Parther countries. The hydrological drought and the agronomic drought, that mainly affects Mediterranean rainfed agriculture, will be differentiated.
International
Si
Project type
Proyectos y convenios en convocatorias públicas competitivas
Company
European Comision
Entity Nationality
Sin nacionalidad
Entity size
Gran Empresa (>250)
Granting date
03/02/2003
Participants
  • Inv. Principal: Ana Iglesias (UPM - Departamento de Economía y Ciencias Sociales Agrarias)
  • Participante: Alberto Garrido Colmenero (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Economía Agraria y Gestión de los Recursos Naturales
  • Departamento: Economía y Ciencias Sociales Agrarias
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