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Climate analogues suggest limited potential for intensification of production on current croplands under climate changeNature Communications, 2016Climate change could pose a major challenge to efforts towards strongly increase food production over the coming decades. However, model simulations of future climate-impacts on crop yields differ substantially in the magnitude and even direction of the projected change.Document
Climate change, vulnerability, food security and human health in rural Pakistan: a gender perspectiveMunich Personal RePEc Archive, 2015Pakistan is among the most vulnerable countries in the South Asian region given still overwhelming dependence of its population on agriculture which in turn mainly depends on the Indus Basin River System. The intensity and frequency of extreme climate events have increased in Pakistan during the recent decades.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2016Climate change has added to the enormity of India's food-security challenges. While the relationship between climate change and food security is complex, most studies focus on one dimension of food security, i.e., food availability.OrganisationInternational Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies is a Peer Reviewed Open Access Journal.Blog Post30 Aug 2016: In this Blog from theDocumentOxfam, 2011Global food prices rose through much of 2010 and into early 2011. What does that mean for the lives of poor people in developing countries, who spend up to 80 per cent of their household income on food?DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015Between 2007 and 2012 global food price volatility affected millions of people on low and precarious incomes. As food has been increasingly commodified and people on low incomes have struggled to pay for life's necessities, they have responded by changing their ways of making a living, residences, diets, family relationships and ways of caring for one another.OrganisationObjectives of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences are:Document
The challenges of climate change: testing climate smart agricultural solutions for improved food securityAustralian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 2016Climate change is likely to have far-reaching consequences for agriculture, natural resources and food security, demanding a response that integrates research, development and policy. Because of the disproportionate impact of climate change on the rural poor, priority investments should be directed towards poor agriculture, fish or forest dependent people whose livelihoods are most at risk.