Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2013
From Shared Risk to Shared Value: the Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Chapter 10 looks at some of the key drivers of disaster risk within the agribusiness sector. It explores the impacts that the sector’s vulnerability to hazards and a range of local and global pressures have on smallholders and household food security. Identifying new approaches to creating shared value along the agricultural value chain, the chapter focuses on sub-Saharan Africa and the specific vulnerabilities and opportunities of the sector in that region.
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iv In contrast, the global disaster loss database EM-DAT reported economic losses of less than US$16 million only, once again emphasising the staggering gap in global assessments of economic losses associated with disasters (
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