Project

Food security and consequences of climate change. consumer attitude and behaviour

Duration
01 October 2013 → 30 September 2018
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
Keywords
local farmers consumers food security climate changes
 
Project description

The general objective of the proposed doctoral research is to investigate the attitude and behaviour of consumers and local farmers on the food security issue curing the extreme events due to climate change. It is a unique study that focuses on both consumers and local farmers. Such a study will allow the formulatioj of policy implications and recommendations for the strategies to ensure food security during unpredictable climatic conditions.