FAO's work on Climate Change
Climate change is a fundamental threat to global food security, sustainable development and poverty eradication.
Agriculture, including the forestry and fisheries sectors, must adapt to the impacts of climate change and improve the resilience of food production systems in order to feed a growing population.That is why it must be addressed as an integral part of the overall development agenda.
Economics and Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture (EPIC) programme that works with governments, research centres, universities and other institutional partners to support the transition to CSA by using sound economic...
The Transboundary Agro-ecosystem Management Project for the Kagera River Basin (Kagera TAMP) was approved by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in June 2009.
The Project’s goal is to adopt an integrated...
The Mitigation of Climate change in Agriculture (MICCA) programme contributes to global efforts to address climate change. It builds on the long-standing work carried out by FAO’s technical departments and...
Global warming will have profound consequences on where and how food is produced, and also lead to a reduction in the nutritional properties of some crops, all of which has policy implications for the fight against hunger and poverty and for the global food trade, experts say in a new book.
Did you know
On September 25th countries adopted a set of global goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Read how FAO can support their implementation here