The role of genetic resources in climate change
Biodiversity for food and agriculture: A treasure for the futurePDF
Biodiversity for food and agriculture is the diversity of plants, animals and micro-organisms at genetic, species and ecosystem levels, present in and around crop, livestock, forest and aquatic production systems. It is essential to livelihoods and food security and to the supply of ecosystem...
Voluntary guidelines to support the integration of genetic diversity into national climate change adaptation planningPDF
The guidelines take account of the characteristics of different genetic resources for food and agriculture which face different challenges and opportunities in respect to climate change. The objectives of the guidelines are to promote the use of genetic resources for food and agriculture in...
Coping with climate change – The roles of genetic resources for food and agriculturePDF
Genetic resources for food and agriculture play a crucial role in food security, nutrition and livelihoods and in the provision of environmental services. They are key components of sustainability, resilience, and adaptability in production systems. They underpin the ability of crops, livestock,...
The role of genetic resources for food and agriculture in adaptation to and mitigation of climate changePDF
The main focus of this study is the state of the current use of genetic resources in climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts. Each chapter explores the impacts of climate change on genetic resources and also considers the significance of genetic resources to climate change adaptation and...
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