Analyzing risk management in Mediterranean Countries:The Syrian perspective

Filippo Sgroi, Salvatore Tudisca, Fabio Gaetano Santeramo, Jorgelina Di Pasquale, Francesco Contò

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Abstract

Over the last years, Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs) have faced majorpolitical, institutional, economic and societal changes. As a matter of fact,the agricultural sector has been influenced by global trends and has becomemore and more exposed to world dynamics. The resulting exposure of MPCs’-primary sectors to risks has attracted great attention to the existing risk managementtools, as well as to the role of public interventions. Our paper deepensin the risk management status quo in Syria and explores the possibility ofnew policy interventions. The analysis has been carried out through a field activitythat allowed to understand the issue based on experts’ opinions. We performeda Delphi Method in selected Farming Systems in order to underline thekey aspects of risk management in Syria: while providing empirical evidenceof the main issues in risk management in Syria, the paper aims to put new feasiblepolicy interventions under the spotlight.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-40
Number of pages6
JournalNew Medit
Volume8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Economics and Econometrics

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