Assessment of the impacts of Climate Change on the Agriculture Sector in the Southern Mediterranean: FORESEEN DEVELOPMENTS AND POLICY MEASURES

| April 16, 2019

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This report provides a comprehensive assessment of climate change and its impacts on agriculture1 in the Eastern (Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine) and Western (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia) countries of the Southern Mediterranean, as well as the policy measures currently in place, as identified from publicly available data. The sector, on average, currently represents about 7.3% of total GDP in the region (ranging from about 1% in Israel up to over 13% in Morocco)2 and is projected to increase by about 1.5% per year, mainly through productivity improvements3.

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