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The impact of flooding on the livelihood diversity of household’s in DakLak, Vietnam
Student: Trương Thị Thanh Thanh, VNP-25
Supervisor: Dr. Phạm Khánh Nam
Climate change is making floods increasingly impact on people’s livelihoods, especially in rural areas, and changing farmers’ coping strategies with floods. Using interview data set of 303 households in Dak Lak, Vietnam. This study uses Poisson and logit models to assess flood factors affecting the livelihood diversification of households. Research results show that flooding has a positive impact on households’ decision-making to choose some form of livelihood diversification. At the same time, the data also show a high significance that the longer the number of years a household has lived in the flooded area, the higher their experience in dealing with floods; the younger the head of the household, the better adaptation will be.
Keywords: livehoods diversification, coping with floods, climate exchange