FAO Profile for Climate Change

 


FAO
Profile for Climate Change

 

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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2009

abstract

With this Profile for Climate Change, FAO outlines its priorities for its current and future work on climate change. FAO’s work focuses on adaptation mitigation agricultural sectors and advocates for better management synergies trade-offs among both. It also points to the areas where adaptation mitigation activities merge with ongoing development efforts to improve sustainable use of natural resources for increased production, income, food security and rural development.

Ensuring food security will require substantial investments and action to adapt agriculture, forestry and fisheries to climate change challenges.

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors can significantly contribute to global mitigation efforts.



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