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Analyzing risk management in Mediterranean Countries: The Syrian perspective

Santeramo, Fabio Gaetano and Di Pasquale, Jorgelina and Contò, Francesco and Tudisca, Salvatore and Sgroi, Filippo (2012): Analyzing risk management in Mediterranean Countries: The Syrian perspective. Published in: NEWMEDIT No. 3 (2012): pp. 35-40.

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Abstract

During the recent years Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPCs) are facing major political, institutional, economic and societal changes. As a matter of fact, the agricultural sector has been interested by global trends and has become more and more exposed to world dynamics. The resulting exposure of MPCs’primary sectors to risks has called great attention on existing and feasible risk management tools, as well as on the role of public interventions. Our paper deepen on the risk management status quo in Syria and explore the possibility of new policy interventions. The analysis has been carried out through a field activity that allowed to understand the issue based on experts’ opinions. We performed a Delphi Method in selected Farming Systems in order to underline the key aspects of risk management in Syria: while providing empirical evidences of the main issues in risk management in Syria, the paper aims to put new feasible policy interventions under the spotlight.

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