Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Australia’s MDF kick-off series on climate change adaptation for agribusinesses 

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Data minimize damage livelihood poverty climate risk assurance agribusiness pre-determined weather or crop index floods IBFI Giriraj Amarnath

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24 August 21

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Sri Lana

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Sri Lanka’s agriculture sector contributes to 7.8 per cent of GDP. Approximately, 29 per cent of the country’s labor force is employed in the sector, providing livelihood to 70 per cent of the rural population. In the last 10 years, the sector has contributed to both the domestic food requirement and about USD 2.5 billion in export proceeds on average. In this context, climate change poses a significant threat to the sector and its productivity, putting at risk the livelihoods of direct and indirect stakeholders

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