RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD SECURITY: A CASE STUDY ON THE NORTHERN REGION OF MALAYSIA

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Rabiul Islam
Ahmad Bashawir Abdul Ghani

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Climate Change, Food Security, Poverty, Resilience, Northern Region of Malaysia

Abstract

Purpose of the Study: Climate change is an international agenda and entails a worldwide clarification. It is trendy now in Southeast Asia and the nastiest is yet to originate. In recent years, addressing climate change has been high on the global strategic program. There is now consent to avert worldwide heating and attainment of hazardous stages, which can be accomplished through mechanisms of alleviating conservatory gas releases. The target of this paper is to decide the linkages of the aspects of climatic variations and domestic resiliencies through the level of domestic food security among the deprived and squat revenue households in the Northern Region of Malaysia.


Methodology: In this study, the Northern Region of Malaysia covers four states, namely, Perlis, Kedah, Penang, and Perak. The current learning is founded on the primary data that were composed from March to June, 2018 over a questionnaire review of 400 deprived and less revenue families from the Malaysian states of Perlis, Kedah, Penang, and Perak. The sample was designated from E-Kasih poor domestic database founded on a cluster random sampling system.


Educational Implications: Primarily, the study is about the events of family nourishment safety according to the United States Agency for International Development – Household Food Insecurity Access (USAIDHFIA) model, and takes track of ordinal regressions under the Logit and Probit models.


Results: This study discovered that nourishment uncertainty is related to community and financial issues, and is also expressively related to climatic issues. Therefore, nutrition safety programs must be assimilated with the programs for climatic change variation.


Novelty: The innovation of this paper is the indicator of environmental sustainability in the Northern Region of Malaysia

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