Articles | Volume 22, issue 4
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1201–1232, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-1201-2022

Special issue: Drought vulnerability, risk, and impact assessments: bridging...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1201–1232, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-1201-2022
Research article
07 Apr 2022
Research article | 07 Apr 2022

Education, financial aid, and awareness can reduce smallholder farmers' vulnerability to drought under climate change

Marthe L. K. Wens et al.

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In this paper, we present an application of the empirically calibrated drought risk adaptation model ADOPT for the case of smallholder farmers in the Kenyan drylands. ADOPT is used to evaluate the effect of various top-down drought risk reduction interventions (extension services, early warning systems, ex ante cash transfers, and low credit rates) on individual and community drought risk (adaptation levels, food insecurity, poverty, emergency aid) under different climate change scenarios.
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