SEICA-NENA – Study on the economic impact of climate change on agricultural labour and cost of adaptation in NENA

SEICA-NENA is a consultant service for FAO for analyzing i) the impact of climate change on labour supply, ii) the income in the agricultural sector in the NENA region; and iii) the effectiveness and the cost of possible adaptation measures in the agricultural sector.

Duration
11 months from 01/08/2019 to 30/06/2020
Funded by
  • FAO - Food and Agriculture Organisation of United Nations

Coordinating organization
  • Fondazione CMCC - Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici

CMCC Scientific Leader
CMCC Project manager
Division

General aims

General objectives
SEICA-NENA aims to analyse the impact of climate change on labour supply and income in the agricultural sector in the NENA region; and the effectiveness and the cost of possible adaptation measures in the agricultural sector. Finally, a set of policy recommendations and adaptation measures will be provided with the aim of identifying investment opportunities.

CMCC role
Coordinator

Activities

  1. Estimate climate change impacts on agricultural labour dynamics and agricultural household income
  2. Estimate projected economic losses due future adverse impact of climate change
  3. Evaluate the economic costs and effectiveness of adaptation measures taken in agricultural sector
  4. Identify opportunities for investment in climate change adaptation in agriculture

Expected results

  • Climate change impacts on labour dynamics and household income in the NENA region
  • Economic losses in the NENA region due to future climate change
  • Synthesis report on climate change impacts
  • Inventory of adaptation measures and theirs costs in the NENA region

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