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.
Fighting against drought-induced hunger: FAO provides rural households in Somalia with cash, livestock and agricultural support
Sureedo lives on her farm in Qoordumey village, Dolow, Somalia. She grows fruits and vegetables with her family and was among the 2 500 rural farming...
Episodes in the programme to focus on the impact of climate change on food security
Yemen: FAO and Kuwait collaborate to enhance the resilience of vulnerable farmers through improving their access to water resources
Zahr Haidar is a farmer and a mother of six children from Khanfar District in Abyan Governorate
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...