Countries need a sound understanding of how climate change and variability may impact their food systems, ecosystems, societies and national economies. In this regard, FAO seeks to support countries and decision-makers by building capacities and developing innovative, user-friendly tools and methods for assessing vulnerability, present and future impacts and, in turn, planning adaptation strategies. FAO also promotes sharing of existing climate change-related data and information among institutions as the first step towards bridging knowledge gaps. Communication for development and information-sharing activities help promote people’s participation and ownership of adaptation planning and activities.

Learn more about our work areas and view some examples of FAO's on-going work in support of adaptation by clicking on the titles below.

 

FAO provides support to the following work areas

Impact assessment and monitoring

Vulnerability assessment

Documenting and disseminating experiences

 

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last updated:  Thursday, January 10, 2013