Learning materials on food and agriculture
How can trade and trade policies help shape adaptation to climate change?PDF
This policy brief provides information on the relation between climate change and trade, the role that trade can play as a climate change adaptation instrument, and the trade policies that can be used to strengthen the adaptive role of trade.
Prediction of seasonal climate-induced variations in global food productionWebsite
This article presents a global assessment of the reliability of crop failure hindcasts for major crops (wheat, rice, soybean, maize). The use of seasonal climatic forecasts to predict crop failures will be useful for monitoring global food production and will encourage the adaptation of food...
Climate change and Pacific Island food systemsWebsite
This booklet proposes four alternative scenarios of the future of the Pacific food systems (including fisheries and forests, trade, affordability and consumption, and public health). It includes essential information for policymakers, to develop policies that enhance resilience and strengthen...
Systematic review: Approach to identifying key trends in adaptation governance at the supranational level.PDF
This paper analyses peer-reviewed literature on adaptation governance focused on food security at the supranational level.
Reducing risks to food security from climate changeWebsite
This publication highlights the challenges to shift from climate impact studies focusing on crop yields towards a more action-oriented research agenda: the challenge of changing the culture of research; that of deriving stakeholder-driven portfolios of options for farmers, communities and...
Climate change impacts and adaptation options in the agrifood systemPDF
This paper summarizes the findings of the Working Group II contributions to the International Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report which runs into over 3 000 pages, focusing on the assessment’s conclusions and their effect on agrifood systems. The Assessment Reports of the...
Report of the Working Group on Climate Change of the FAO Intergovernmental Group on TeaPDF
This document highlights disturbing trends of declining yields and productivity due to climate-driven stresses (biotic and abiotic) in recent years in tea growing countries. It will be useful for developing mitigation and adaptation strategies. It focuses tea growing areas on India, China, Sri...
Adapting to climate change – what does this mean for the pineapple and avocado industry?PDF
This was the seventh in a series of technical webinars being organized by FAO’s Responsible Fruits project in response to the priorities and interests of participants from the private sector. The webinars will provide an opportunity for peer learning on precompetitive issues, and the...
Studies and reports
|Kind of Activities||Understanding basic concepts|
|Collection Updated||January 2023|