Economic Assessment of Damage Caused by Drought

Authors

  • Manuela Panaitescu
  • Bogdan Andronic Danubius University of Galati
  • Gheorghe Chiru Danubius University of Galati

Keywords:

evaluation; loss; drought; agriculture; damage

Abstract

High temperatures and prolonged drought have caused farmers, households and agricultural production across Europe to face unprecedented damage in the period 2019-2021. Drought is a natural feature of climate variability and water cycle and can occur in all climatic zones. It comes from a temporary reduction in the normal rainfall regime over an extended area, but other climatic factors, such as high temperatures and winds or low relative humidity, can significantly worsen the severity of the event. The loss and damage caused by the weather in the agricultural sector will lead to a decrease in global agricultural production, causing food insecurity. the consequences for the export of food and agricultural products.

References

Alexandri Cecilia (coord.), Agricultura şi spaţiul rural – evaluări la 10 ani de la aderare, Editura Academiei Române, București, 2017.

Manole Victor, Dobroţeanu Camelia, Istudor Nicolae, Stoian Mirela, Lădaru Raluca, Performanţa agriculturii şi a dezvoltării rurale, Editor Tribuna economică, Bucureşti, 2011

Otopeleanu Dragoș Bogdan, Analiza particularităților managementului agricol, Editura Tribuna economică, București, 2008

Pana M. 2019. Bilanțul Agriculturii 2018 – contribuția la PIB. Portal Curs de Guvernare, Scădere generalizată în zootehnie, creșteri la vegetale în Vest.

Tropea F., 2016. Common Agricultural Policy 2019-2020: Direct Payments – A reference note, EPRS, European Parliament

Voicilas D. M. 2019. Cereal market in Romania-regional competitiveness. In: Turek, A. (Edt.) 5th International Conference Agrarian economy and rural development: Realities and perspectives for Romania, ICEADR, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 94-103,

Zahiu Letiția, Management agricol, Editura Economică, București, 1999

*** INS (2020). Cereals trade. Database of the Romanian National Institute of Statistics (INS), Bucharest, Romania,

*** Eurostat (2021). Cereals market. Database of the Eurostat, Luxemburg,

*** FAO (2020). Cereal market. Database of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Rome, Italy,

*** FAO, 2016. Notes on an Information System on Damage and Losses from Disasters in Agriculture. A Strategic Programme 5 – resilience initiative. FAO statistical working paper series 16-11. Rome (also available at http://www.fao.org/3/a-i5659e.pdf)

*** FAO, 2017. The impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security. Rome (also available at http://www.fao.org/3/I8656EN/i8656en.pdf)

*** MADR - Strategia pentru dezvoltarea sectorului agroalimentar pe termen mediu şi lung orizont 2020-2030 – Proiect – Ministerul Agriculturii şi Dezvoltării Rurale, Bucuresti, 2015. (http://www.madr.ro/docs/agricultura/)

*** MADR (2021). Cereals production. Database of the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR), Bucharest, Romania, retrieved at: www.madr.ro/culturi-decamp/cereale.html

Downloads

Published

2022-12-30

Issue

Section

Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth