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USSR--the impact of recent climate change on grain production.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
|Series||Research aid - Central Intelligence Agency|
|LC Classifications||SB192.R8 U53 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||35 p. :|
|Number of Pages||35|
|LC Control Number||77601351|
The dissolution of the Soviet Union or collapse of the Soviet Union was the process of internal disintegration within the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR, also referred to as the Soviet Union), which began in the second half of the s with growing unrest in the various national republics and ended on 26 December , when the Supreme Soviet voted the USSR itself out of existence Location: Soviet Union. The total grain area planted in was 12% higher than in , and grain production was only 5% lower. Despite this, there was a great famine in Russia in and , with up to several million victims. 19 Because total grain production was not as low in and , the cause of the famine could only be found in the Soviet government's Cited by: 7.
The recent decline in the world per caput production of cereals has been interpreted by some as indicating a structural change for the worse in the world food trends caused by increasingly binding constraints on the side of production. CHANGING CLIMATE AND THE COAST VOLUME 1: ADAPTIVE RESPONSES AND THEIR ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND INSTITUTIONAL IMPLICATIONS REPORT OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE FROM THE MIAMI CONFERENCE ON ADAPTIVE RESPONSES TO SEA LEVEL RISE AND OTHER IMPACTS OF GLOBAL CLIMATE .
[SEPP Comment: If one considers the grain production of areas previously within the USSR, the record tumbled long ago. For example, “Ukraine’s market year wheat harvest reached million tonnes, the largest crop since independence in , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) reported. In the next two years it fell to million; this at a time when the level of grain production was only barely sufficient to feed the population. The result spelled famine for millions of workers and peasants. Sugar production in the same period dropped from million poods to 48 million. Even more terrible were the losses to livestock.
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Title: ussr: the impact of recent climate change on grain production subject: ussr: the impact of recent climate change on grain production keywords. Get this from a library. USSR--the impact of recent climate change on grain production. [United States. Central Intelligence Agency.].
Agriculture in Russia has always had to contend with unfavorable climate. At the same time, large-scale socio-economic experiments have also strained the country’s food production potential throughout the 20 th century. The relative role of climate and state agricultural policies in affecting production of cereals was studied for the period of –Cited by: 4.
The climate also favors the hard red grain as against the soft wheat, the former characterized by a shorter growing season and a lower yield (White, ). The localization of the wheat crop in the steppe and wooded steppe zones of Russia resulted in a strong division of the country into two groups of regions—"consumption" and "productive.".
CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), USSR: The Impact of Recent Climate Change on Grain Production. Report ER U. Washington, DC: CIA. ESIG (Environmental and Societal Impacts Group), On Assessing Winners and Losers in the Context of Global by: Careers & Internships.
Your talent. Your diverse skills. Our mission. Learn more about Careers Opportunities at CIA. The recent climate change seems beneficial for agriculture of the region: warmer temperatures extend growing season and elevate the accumulated heat.
At the same time, further warming is not likely to be matched by higher precipitation, with negative impacts from the increasing aridity of by: 1. The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) report similarly argued that weather was the key determinant of the agricultural success, with over 50% of the increase in grain production during – associated with the favorable climate (USSR: the impact of recent).
As a result of a lower demand for feed grain there should have been an excess amount of grain that could help replenish the state grain reserves (Table ). Inthe decline in grain production in the USSR was certainly caused by poor weather, the main feature of which was the prevalence of unusual cold throughout the whole year with the.
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Recent research interests have included productivity growth in Russian agriculture, the emergence of the former Soviet Union region as a major grain exporter, and agricultural export restrictions.
Before joining ERS, Bill was an assistant professor of economics at Kent State University. An examination of the Soviet agricultural crisis of which culminated in the major famine of Making extensive use of Russian and Ukrainian central and local archives, the book reaches new conclusions on how far this famine was 'organized' or 'artificial', and compares it with other famines in Russia and elsewhere.
MANHATTAN, Kansas — A recent study involving Kansas State University researchers finds that in the coming decades at least one-quarter of the world’s wheat production will be lost to extreme weather from climate change if no adaptive measures are taken. Climate change will affect the future availability of water resources for agriculture.
An understanding of the impact of future climate change on regional agricultural water use can provide a. With climate change, an increasingly important focus of scientific and policy discourse, the Russian government has aimed to position the country as one of the leaders of the global process for.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was established in under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Meteorological Organization for the purpose of assessing “the scientific, technical and socioeconomic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change.
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1 In a recent book on drylands, the authors noted in a section on desert expansion and its causes that "There are two schools of thought about the mysteries of the expanding deserts: either the changes are due entirely to climate variation, or man is the cause, independently of .‘ as the ex-executive director of Greenpeace, Paul Gilding makes clear in his new climate change manifesto, The Great Disruption: How the Climate Crisis Will Transform the Global Economy (), global warming requires that the entire world be placed on a war footing that will vastly exceed that achieved in World War II, and its targets will.Synopsis Between andthere were several periods of grain and other food shortages in Russia and the former Soviet Union, some of which reached disaster proportions resulting in mass famine and death on an unprecedented scale.
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