Climate Change

Multimedia

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2016


Madagascar is currently the 5th worldwide among countries most exposed to risks due to climate change and the first country in Africa exposed. For 30 years since 1980, natural hazards including droughts, earthquakes, epidemics, floods, cyclones and extreme temperatures, caused economic damage of more than $1 billion in Madagascar and the agricultural sector is among the hardest hit sectors.

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2016

Agriculture is feeding the world’s 7.3 billion people but at an unbearable social and environmental cost. Clayton Campanhola, Director of the FAO Plant Production and Protection Division, explains the need for sustainable food and agriculture on a global scale. He describes the FAO policy work, including key policy messages, to achieve this goal. This video forms part of a series of policy and governance videos being produced by FAO in 2016.

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2016

In a country like Uganda where 80% of the population relies upon agriculture for its livelihood, putting agriculture at the heart of plans for climate change adaptation is essential, for which there is full political support.

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2016

The team leader of the Evaluation of FAO’s contribution to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CCAM), Mr. Ashwin Bhouraskar, explains how FAO has contributed worldwide to address climate change. Watch the video to learn more about the evaluation main findings and recommendations. 
The FAO Deputy Director General and the Director of FAO Climate and Environment Division provide their comments and reveal that FAO is committed to create a climate change corporate strategy by the end of 2016.

The full evaluation report is available for free download at: http://www.fao.org/evaluation/en/

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2016

Bangladesh, being one of the most vulnerable countries in the light of climate change, is experiencing dynamic changes in agricultural practice. The video focuses on the how the changes in the environment is shaping farmer’s attitude in and out the field. Government of Bangladesh has been taking precautionary measures by helping the farmers to cope with the issues – more particularly focused on the climate change.