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Managing Climate Risk Using Climate-Smart Agriculture

Policy Brief

Since  the  effects  of  climate  change  are  already  being  felt,  incorporating adaptation  into agricultural policies, plans and investments is needed to maintain and enhance the benefits obtained from agriculture. Risk  management  strategies have  a  prominent  role  to  play  in adaptation,  ranging  from  increasing resilience  of  agro-ecosystems  through  better management  of  ecosystem services,  increasing  resilience of livelihoods through social protections policies to disaster risk response.

Published: 2016
Publisher: FAO, NEPAD
Policy Theme: Climate Change
Geography: Global, Africa