Economics and Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture
 

Videos

Policymakers and researchers from Malawi, Viet Nam and Zambia attending the FAO Technical consultation on "Soil carbon sequestration coefficient and capacity building scenario planning" tell the reason why Climate-Smart Agriculture is important and share their country's experience.

In this video Dr Leslie Lipper, EPIC Programme Leader, FAO, provides an overview of the Economics and Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart Agriculture (EPIC) programme and the FAO-EU Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) project. She highlights the needs for investing in climate-smart agriculture and the five building blocks of the CSA project.

Poorest regions with the highest levels of chronic hunger are likely to be among the worst affected by climate change, according to an FAO discussion paper. Many developing countries, particularly in Africa, could become increasingly dependent on food imports. Here, FAO's Leslie Lipper discusses how climate change will affect world food production.

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