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Data response question (3)

Read the article Small-Scale Farmers Bear the Brunt of Rapid Climate Change and then answer the questions below.


Question 1

Using supply and demand diagrams, explain what will happen to the price of tea and the revenue of tea farmers as a consequence of the drought.

Question 2

Explain the effect of farmers switching from subsistence agriculture (where they produce food for their own household consumption) to the production of cash crops for sale.

Question 3

Analyse the long term effects of recurrent droughts on small scale farming.

Question 4

Examine economic and social policies that the government of Kenya could introduce to support small scale tea farmers during periods of drought.