Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation, Food security
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- DocumentInternational Center for Tropical Agriculture, 2013In Mesoamerica, coffee is an important part of agricultural GDP and export revenues which supports about half a million farmers, and employs millions of people on the farms and all along the supply chain. This policy brief summarises the potential risks and impacts of climate change on coffee farming in the region.Document
New pathways to resistance: outcomes of the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa research and capacity building program 2006-2012International Development Research Centre, 2012This report presents a brief and interactive summary of the Climate Change in Africa research and capacity program’s chief contributions.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012It has been estimated that over 100 million people could be lifted out of poverty, if women were granted equal access to and control of resources. However, climate change and gender have yet to be implemented into agricultural development in an effective way.Document
Understanding past and future impacts of climate change in agriculture: implications for adaptation planningAdapting to Climate Change in China, 2012Climate change poses a serious risk to food security and agriculture in China. Agriculture is of critical importance to China, because 54 per cent of the country’s population lives in rural areas. This policy brief outlines the key research highlights to date on the impacts of climate change on agriculture.Document
Analysis of climate change impacts on coffee, cocoa and basic grains value chains in northern HondurasInstituto de Estudios del Hambre (Institute of Hunger Studies), 2013This study examines, applying future climate local scenarios, climate change impacts in northern Honduras and makes recommendations to strengthen the resilience of the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s (IFAD) ‘Northern Horizons’ project beneficiaries in the coffee, cocoa, maize and bean value chains.Document
A critical analysis of climate change factors and its projected future values in Delta state, NigeriaAsian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2013This study analyses climate change factors (temperature and rainfall) and their projected future values in the Delta state, Nigeria. A variety of crops such as maize, yam and cassava produced in Delta state depend on rainfall for their optimum performance. Therefore, decreasing and/or irregular rainfall patterns threaten food security in the state.DocumentRoutledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2013This paper argues that ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) provides a flexible, cost-effective and broadly applicable alternative for building robust food systems and reducing the impacts of climate change.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012Recent food crises and growing concerns about global climate change have placed agriculture on top of the international agenda. Decision-makers have recognised the strong link between the dual goals of eradicating hunger and making agriculture sustainable.DocumentUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2012This comparative study highlights that rainfall variability and food insecurity are key drivers for human mobility. The empirical research is based on eight country case studies, including a 1,300 household survey and participatory research sessions involving 2,000 individuals. The results reveal that migration is an important risk management strategy for vulnerable households.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2012This paper analyses data from a household-level survey of 980 agricultural and fishing households in seven sites across southern Bangladesh. It examines the relationship between assets, livelihood strategies, food security and changes in farming practices.