Quantitative Analysis of Drought Management Strategies across Ethnographically-Researched African Societies: A Pilot Study

Land Vol/Iss. 10(1062) Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Basel, Switzerland Published In Pages: 1-15
By Biagetti, Stefano, Zurro, Débora, Alcaina-Mateos, Jonas, Bortolini, Eugenio, Madella, Marco


Environmental conditions will be associated with the distribution of drought-coping strategies.


Environmental conditions are measured using aridity index. R-squared=0.11, adjusted R-squared=0.05. Hypothesis was also analyzed using canonical correspondence analysis.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Permutation testSupportedp=0.020UNKNOWNOne-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Drought coping strategiesDependentDisasters
Aridity IndexIndependentClimate