Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate change mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation, Agriculture and food
Showing 21-27 of 27 results
- DocumentMeridian Institute, 2011This scoping report provides context and analysis for addressing agriculture in international climate negotiations with the aim of informing climate negotiators and other stakeholders of different options and unpacking issues of interest.DocumentForesight UK, 2011The global food system will experience an unprecedented combination of pressures over the next 40 years. Global population size will increase and competition for land, water and energy will intensify, while the effects of climate change will become increasingly apparent. Over this period, globalisation will continue, exposing the food system to novel economic and political pressures.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2009Negotiations have been underway in advance of the meeting of the 15th Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Copenhagen in December 2009. This brief is a compilation of views of leading experts from around the world on the key negotiating outcomes that must be pursued now, in order to effectively put agriculture on the climate change agenda.DocumentGlobal Mechanism, 2008This report analyses the impact of climate change and land degradation on agriculture and related sectors in Viet Nam.Document
Gender and equity issues in liquid biofuels production - minimizing the risks to maximize the opportunitiesEconomic and Social Department, FAO, 2008The production of liquid biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel is rapidly increasing in developing countries, due mainly to the establishment of large-scale biofuel feedstock plantations. This results in potential socio-economic benefits, particularly in terms of agricultural employment, but also in risks, which tend to be context-specific.DocumentInternational Trade Centre, 2007Agriculture is affected by climate change but also contributes to it. As a sector, agriculture must therefore both adapt to changes and offers options for mitigation, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions and storing carbon. This study explores the mitigation and adaptation potential of organic agriculture.Document
Adaptation to climate change by small-scale Rooibos tea farmers in Wupperthal and the Suid Bokkeveld areas of the Western and Northern CapeSouth South North, 2006The project aims to support small-scale farmers in the project area in their efforts to adapt their farming practices to anticipated climate change and to enhance their incomes.