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Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation, Food security

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    What works for women: proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security

    2012
    This briefing paper is the result of a collaboration between nine different agencies, sharing lessons learned from working with women smallholders in order to close the gender gap in agriculture.
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    Achieving food security in the face of climate change: final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change

    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2012
    This report, released by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, identifies a set of clear actions to be undertaken by key stakeholders to achieve food security in the context of climate change.
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    Food prices, nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals

    World Bank, 2012
    This report highlights the need to help developing countries deal with the harmful effects of higher and more volatile food prices. It notes that in 2007-2008 and again in 2011, spikes in food prices prevented the achievement of poverty eradication policies affecting especially the urban poor and the health of children.
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    Climate change and hunger: responding to the challenge

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2009
    This report reviews current knowledge of the effects of climate change on hunger and provides an overview of actions that can be taken to address the challenge.
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    Adapting to climate change in the water sector

    Overseas Development Institute, 2009
    This background note, published by the Overseas Development Institute, provides an overview of the potential risks and vulnerabilities that face the water sector due to climate change. It also summarises of some of the adaptive strategies, targeting both supply and demand of water, being employed across various sectors in the developing world and offers suggestions going forward.
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    Climate Change Agriculture Food Security (CCAFS)

    The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is a 10-year research initiative launched by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) a
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    The future research agenda for ICTs, climate change and development

    Centre for Development Informatics, 2011
    A more holistic and flexible development approach is required to support the agency of people adapting to climate change. Since climate change adds another layer of complexity to development challenges, interventions must, at all stages, consider the ways in which people might engage with them in a range of possible future climate scenarios.
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    Farmers in a Changing Climate: Does Gender Matter? Food security in Andhra Pradesh, India

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009
    This report presents the findings of research undertaken in six villages in two drought-prone districts of Andhra Pradesh in India Mahbubnagar and Anantapur. This FAO study uses gender, institutional, and climate analyses to document the trends in climate variability that men and women farmers are facing and their responses to ensure food security.
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    Food security and climate change in the Pacific: rethinking the options

    Asian Development Bank, 2011
    The Pacific island governments view climate change as a priority issue, especially in terms of its potential impacts on food security, but need clear directions in addressing both issues. Their agricultural production until the mid-1990s, has been stagnant for the last 45 years, and per capita agricultural production has declined in all countries.
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    The future of food and farming: challenges and choices for global sustainability

    Foresight UK, 2011
    The 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.

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