Damage and loss
Damage and losses due to weather and climate-related disasters in agricultural sectorsPDF
We know comparatively little about the full impact of climate related natural disasters on agriculture and its subsectors. Using available primary and secondary data, this brochure provides an overview of damage and losses caused by climate related extreme events in developing countries between...
Using FAO methodology to compute Damage and Loss Website
This course is part of a series which introduces the FAO damage and loss methodology, developed to support countries to generate precise and holistic data for the agricultural sector, in response to climate- and weather-related disasters. This course introduces the formulas which are used to...
Introduction to loss and damageWebsite
This page introduces to the basic principles to address the issue of "loss and damage " .
FAO’s methodology for damage and loss assessment in agriculturePDF
This paper presents the FAO Damage and Loss Assessment methodology as a framework for identifying, analyzing and evaluating the impact of disasters on agriculture, including crops, livestock, aquaculture, fisheries and forestry. Its potential is explored as a strategic tool for assembling and...
Notes on an information system on damage and losses from disasters in agriculture, fisheries and forestryPDF
FAO will launch an initiative for the development of an information system on damage and losses caused by disasters on the sector and its subsectors (crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry). As part of its commitment to enhancing the resilience of agriculture and rural livelihoods, FAO will...
The impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security: 2021PDF
On top of a decade of exacerbated disaster loss, exceptional global heat, retreating ice and rising sea levels, humanity and our food security face a range of new and unprecedented hazards, such as megafires, extreme weather events, desert locust swarms of magnitudes previously unseen, and the...
Climate Finance for Addressing Loss and DamagePDF
This publication contributes to the discussions on loss and damage finance, specifically highlighting the needs of the most vulnerable population groups and the responsibility of the polluters as well as of rich countries.
Measuring Disaster Crop Production Losses Using Survey Microdata Evidence from Sub-Saharan AfricaWebsite
Every year, disasters account for billions of dollars in crop production losses in low- and middle-income countries and particularly threaten the lives and livelihoods of those depending on agriculture. With climate change accelerating, this burden will likely increase in the future and accurate,...
Data and Digital Maturity for Disaster Risk Reduction: Informing the Next Generation of Disaster Loss and Damage DatabasesWebsite
This report documents the assessment of the status of national disaster loss databases in 13 countries and presents lessons to guide the next generation of disaster loss accounting systems (DLAS). Monitoring disaster loss and damage is an integral part of risk governance, humanitarian...
Loss and damage and agrifood systemsPDF
Agrifood systems are intrinsically linked to climate change and are particularly vulnerable to its impacts. Each year hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of crops and livestock production is lost due to disaster events, undermining hard-won development gains and livelihoods for farmers. At the...
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