Socio-economic factors affecting the adaptive capacity of farmers towards climate change
Soniya Rishi, Dr. KC Meena, Nitesh Kumar Tanwar and Krishna Kumari Purbia
Climate Change is pressing global challenge with minor implications particularly for agricultural communities. Farmers as frontline stakeholders face increasing exposure to climate – related risks. The adaptive capacity of farmers is very important for developing influential strategies to mitigate and adapt to these challenges. The Socio – economic position of farmers plays an important role in shaping their helpful activities. Various socio-economics factors including education, age, social participation, income, mass media exposure, land ownership and its nature influence their responsed to climate change. The finding of the study also revealed that education, access to climate information, social participation, farming experience years, access to extension contact, mass media exposure, off farm income, operational land holding, area under irrigation and level of knowledge about climate changes level were found positive and significantly associated with adaptive capacity of farmers towards climate change.
How to cite this article:
Soniya Rishi, Dr. KC Meena, Nitesh Kumar Tanwar and Krishna Kumari Purbia. Socio-economic factors affecting the adaptive capacity of farmers towards climate change. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 840-844.