Impacts of disasters and natural hazards on agriculture, food security and nutrition
Managing climate risks through social protection: Reducing rural poverty and building resilient agricultural livelihoodsPDF
This paper highlights how social protection, a key component of climate risk management, can help tackle the causes of climate vulnerability, while also addressing drivers of chronic poverty and food insecurity.
Hunger hotspots: FAO-WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity – March to July 2021 outlookPDF
The Global Network seeks to better link, integrate and guide existing programmes and policy processes to sustainably address the root causes of food crises along the Humanitarian‐Development‐Peace (HDP) nexus. Within the Global Network’s approach and framework, FAO and WFP together with relevant...
Resilient livelihoods: Disaster risk reduction for food and nutrition securityPDF
This document provides a detailed explanation and analysis of the FAO Disaster Risk Reduction (DRM) for Food and Nutrition Security Framework Programme. It provides strategic direction to the implementation of DRM measures across agricultural-related sectors in line with the Hyogo Framework for...
The impact of natural hazards and disasters on agriculture, food security and nutritionPDF
This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and 2013, focusing on direct physical damage and indirect economic losses. The findings of the study are expected to support national...
Agricultural Risk Management in the Face of Climate ChangeWebsite
Climate change is becoming a source of significant additional risks for agriculture and food systems. Climate projections suggest that impacts will include shifting average growing conditions, increase climate and weather variability, and more uncertainty in predicting tomorrow’s climate and...
Comprehensive Analysis of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management System for Agriculture in SerbiaPDF
This report aims to highlight the current strengths of the institutional DRR system for agriculture in Serbia as well as indicate existing gaps and capacity needs to further enhance it. A comprehensive assessment is conducted, which includes a general overview of the country’s agricultural sector...
International Women Day 2022: Agri-food-systems facing climate change in the MENA regionVideo
This event, co-organised by the UfM, FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa (FAO RNE) and CIHEAM, aims to raise awareness on the gender-differentiated impacts of climate change on agri-food systems, and on the interventions that are needed to address them, build women and girls’...
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