Smallholders' adaptations to droughts and climatic variability in southeastern Mexico
Periodo de realización: 1900/01/01 al 2015/06/01
Tipo: Artículo científico
Lugar(es) de estudio: Peninsula de Yucatan, Quintana Roo, México
Resumen: "This study explores the temporal and spatial variability and change in rainfall across southeastern Mexico and the mechanisms by which smallholder farmers adapt to this variability, especially droughts. Members of 150 households in 10 communities were interviewed to investigate adaptation strategies among swidden maize smallholders, linked to their perceptions of climate changes. Precipitation data from seven weather stations were analyzed for the 1973–2012 period. Precipitation anomalies were estimated to evaluate the annual and seasonal stability, deficit, or surplus"