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Year: 2017

A video series linked to the project “Adapting small-scale irrigation to climate change in West and Central Africa”

Year: 2017

With support from the European Space Agency

Year: 2017

This 3-minute animated film highlights the main mechanisms and impact of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food & Agriculture from the perspective of a female farmer in Africa.
www.fao.org/plant-treaty 

Year: 2017

Remarks by Patricia Espinosa, UNFCC Executive Secretary, following the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with FAO allowing both institutions to better serve countries around the world to adapt to and mitigate the impact of warmer global temperatures and meet their pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Year: 2016

Agriculture must both contribute more to combating climate change while bracing to overcome its impacts, FAO says in a new report. The report calls for immediate action to be taken now to ward off the risk that one day it may not be possible to feed humanity. Andrea Cattaneo, FAO Senior Economist talks about the latest State of Food and Agriculture report (SOFA), pointing out efficient practices to lower emissions in the various sectors, from agriculture, to fisheries, to forestry, indicating what type of support is needed for smallholders to adapt to climate change. Finally, he underlines the necessity for adaptation and mitigation to go hand in hand.