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Special Event- COP12 - Development and Adaptation days Impact Of Climate Change On The Pluvial Winter Wheat In Algeria

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Document begins: SPECIAL EVENT- COP12 - Development and Adaptation days IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE PLUVIAL WINTER WHEAT IN ALGERIA Mahi TABET-AOUL, A.R.C.E ­ ORAN- ALGERIA CEREALS AREAS IN ALGERIA Alger Sétif Chelf 36.00 Guelma Tlemcen OEBouaghi Sidi Bel Abbès
34.00 32.00 30.00 Areas of céréales, fallow and other crops Areas Cereals (Ha) Other crops (Ha) Fallow (Ha) 28.00 Total 3.123.700 1.311.300 2.935.300 -8.00 - 6.00 -4.00 -2.00 0.00 2.00 4.00 6.00 8.00 10.00 OBJECTIVES of the study Assessment of the CC-impact on cereals and elaboration of an adaptation strategy and measures 2 CONTEXTE · The cereals are the staple food for population. The national production is depending on the pluvial regime and can shift from 1 to 4.000.000 tons/year · The country need is more than 5.000.000 tons/year of cereals. The imports can reach 4.000.000 tons a year and Algeria is one of the great importer in the world · 3/4 of rain occur between October and May · The water resources are scarce & limited for irrigation Since 1975 : ·High variability of rain and recurrent droughts ·extreme events : recurrent floods and heat waves ·Increase of soil salinity and erosion (sloping land) - Autonomous adaptation (National ...

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  • IIED code: G00066
  • Published: 2006
  • Theme: Climate change
  • Language: English

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