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FAO report: Agrifood sector faces growing threat from climate change-induced loss and damage

Following the COP28 agreement to activate a new fund for loss and damage, recent analysis highlights agriculture perceived as the most severely affected...

Solar powered water pumps support pastoralists’ livelihoods in times of climate crisis

One agropastoralist in South Sudan is adapting to the changing climate and helping others do the same

Communities harness the power of collective action in Mozambique

On a sunny day in Cabo Delgado, light gleams off the trees shading Muripa Intupo.


Experts from various fields share their knowledge and insights on the road to the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28).

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The Smallholder Agricultural Competitiveness Project (SACP), funded by the Government of Bangladesh and IFAD, seeks to enhance farmer incomes and resilience in the vulnerable coastal regions of Bangladesh, which face numerous water and climate challenges.

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Follow FAO at COP28

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) hosted by the United Arab Emirates in Dubai will take place between 30 November and 12 December. For FAO, COP28 serves as a platform for collaborative dialogue, knowledge sharing, and decision-making on the unique role of agriculture and food systems in the fight against climate change.

See the FAO at COP28 webpage for more information.

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Climate action

Actions to make agriculture sustainable are among the most effective measures to help nations adapt to and mitigate climate change. 

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Anticipatory action

FAO is forging a way for a faster, more effective humanitarian system by shifting from disaster response to anticipation.


Forced displacement has reached a scale not seen since records began. It has not only increased to an unprecedented level, but so too has its average duration.


The latest forecasts point to a greater than 80 percent chance of El Niño continuing through March–May 2024, following declaration of the onset of El Niño conditions in early July 2023 by the World Meteorological Organization.


FAO–WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity: November 2023 to April 2024 outlook