Actions to make agriculture sustainable are among the most effective measures to help nations adapt to and mitigate climate change.
FAO helps crisis-affected and at-risk populations to withstand future shocks by embedding resilience-building within humanitarian activities. This means addressing underlying vulnerabilities and reducing the risks faced by rural communities, for
example through promoting and spreading disaster risk reduction and climate resilient production practices.
Building on decades of global experience and expertise, FAO is further integrating climate action into every facet of its work to support countries in facing these impacts. More-resilient farmers, foresters, herders and fishers can deliver transformative change that enhances their livelihoods and shields them from the negative impacts of climate change.
Anticipatory actions to safeguard the food security and livelihoods of vulnerable farmers and herders in the Dry Corridor of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala
One of the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate-related threats, Central America’s Dry Corridor has been directly impacted by climate change over...
South Sudan: Improving catches and reducing post-harvest losses for fishing communities in Bor South through knowledge
“I’ve spent most of my life on the canoe fishing, but fish always spoiled and food was never enough”, recalls Deng Abdulai.
FAO welcomes €40 million from Germany to help farmers withstand shocks like COVID-19 and extreme climate events
Funds will contribute to building resilience in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia and Yemen
Mitigating the expected impacts of El Niño-induced climate extremes on agriculture and food security
On 14 May 2023, cyclone Mocha made landfall in Myanmar, accompanied by violent gusts, torrential rainfall and flooding.
This is the twelfth update of the Monitoring food security in food crisis countries and territories with conflict situations.
Small-scale producers contribute the least to climate change, but are the most at risk of welfare losses due to increasing global temperatures and extreme...
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Dryland areas are experiencing the devastating consequences of climate change through rapid desertification, increasing poverty and diminished soil...