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What works for women: proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security2012This 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.Document
Achieving food security in the face of climate change: final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate ChangeClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2012This 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.DocumentWorld Bank, 2012This 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.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2009This 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.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2009This 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.OrganisationThe 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) aDocumentCentre for Development Informatics, 2011A 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.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009This 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.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2011The 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.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.