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This video explains the climate-smart agriculture approach including its objectives and why it is needed.

Climate change will hit farmers, herders and fishers the hardest. The Climate-smart agriculture approach promotes the development of the technical, policy and investment conditions to achieve sustainable agricultural development for food security under a changing climate. It seeks to: increase sustainably agricultural productivity and incomes, help adapt and build resilience to climate change impacts and wherever possible, reduces and/or removes greenhouse gases.

To make climate-smart agriculture a reality we need to: expand the evidence base; improve policies; empower local institutions; and combine new financing options. Let’s make sure our agriculture is productive and sustainable for generations to come.

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Questions &Answers with Milton Haughton, Executive Director of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), on disaster risk management and adaptation to climate change in the Caribbean fisheries sector.

The Caribbean is one of the most hazard prone regions. The fishing communities are amongst the most vulnerable to these hazards. With the support from FAO, the region has developed a comprehensive strategy to ensure fisheries policies and action are developed with disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in mind.

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Honduras, in Central America is home to some eight million people. Agriculture is the main source of income for many families. The country is also highly susceptible to adverse natural events such as hurricanes and droughts. Measures to mitigate the impact of these shocks are focused on strengthening the adaptation capacity of households. Lempira and El Paraíso are two departments where a success story of sustainable agriculture is in place. The Quesungual system – which has received strong community backing – has increased food production and stabilized food security. It has helped rehabilitate entire agro-ecosystems and stem soil erosion.

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