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Publication Type
Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Beckford, Clinton; Rhiney, Kevon
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Title, Analytic
Future of Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean in the Context of Climate Change and Globalization: Where Do We Go from Here?
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Author, Monographic
Beckford, Clinton; Rhiney, Kevon
Author Role
Editors
Title, Monographic
Globalization, Agriculture and Food in the Caribbean: Climate Change, Gender and Geography
Reprint Status
Refereed
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Place of Publication
London
Publisher Name
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
2016
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Page(s)
267-295
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Location/URL
https:; link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057%2F978-1-137-53837-6_11
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Abstract
In this chapter, we seek to synthesize the key themes, findings, lessons, and implications raised in the preceding chapters. Our aim is to make some generalizations about the interface between globalization, climate change, and agriculture and food in the Caribbean. We will focus on the lessons learned from the research and suggest some critical steps the Caribbean region might consider in addressing the dual threat of globalization and climate changeódouble exposure. We will consider where the region stands in its response to globalization and climate change. For example, are there opportunities we are missing in the banana, coffee, and sugar industries? Globalization is often discussed in terms of the inequities and how it disadvantages developing countries vis-ŗ-vis the developed countries. But it is now clear that globalization presents opportunities if countries position themselves to take advantage of these. Based on the insights provided by the respective authors, and a broader analysis of the extant literature, we discuss ideas to reduce the adverse impact of globalization and climate change on the agricultural sector in the region.....
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