Cambio climático

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Type: Multimedia
Year: 2019

Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) are landscapes of aesthetic beauty that combine agricultural biodiversity, resilient ecosystems and cultural heritage. GIAHS recognizes the Kihambas of Mt. Kilimanjaro as unique agricultural sites, a nature-based solution that protects biodiversity and ensures food security in a changing climate.

In the video we meet some of the farmers who have lived on the land for generations, protecting the environment while growing enough food to feed their families and to sell. FAO has provided support through training in complementary agricultural practices to sustainably increase productivity, but the communities are starting to face difficulties due to the growing population and the need for more land.

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2019

The Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture is a landmark agreement that integrates soils, nutrient use, water, livestock, methods for assessing adaptation, and the socio-economic and food security dimensions of climate change. Find out how Koronivia can help unlock the potential of agriculture as a solution to climate change. 

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2019

Agriculture has a crucial role in providing sustainable solutions to many of today's most urgent environmental issues, provided we change the way we farm, fish and herd livestock, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said at a high-level event ( 22 Sept) on building momentum for Nature-Based Solutions to climate change, ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2019

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting ten projects in countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and South America to lay the groundwork for climate-resilient adaptation initiatives, funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s Readiness Programme.  The projects - in Burkina Faso, Congo, Equatorial Guinea (two projects), Guyana, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Macedonia, and Saint Kitts and Nevis – will cover restoring degraded lands and forests, coping with water scarcity, developing a sustainable and low-emission livestock sector, applying Climate-Smart Agriculture methods, and disaster risk reduction for climate-resilient rural livelihoods.

Type: Multimedia
Year: 2019

FAO, IFAD, national governments and the Agrhymet Center assessed the impact of climate change on the yield of a number of crops in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger and the Gambia. Watch the video to see the results.

For more information on the project “Adapting small-scale irrigation to climate change in West and Central Africa”, see http://www.fao.org/in-action/aicca/

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