Overview of FAO's work on climate change
Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and EnvironmentPDF
This brief describes the objectives and activities of FAO's Office of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Environment (OCB). OCB assists countries and stakeholders in responding to the challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation, keeping food and agriculture...
Tackling climate change through rural women’s empowermentPDF
This booklet introduces key gender-related challenges, existing data and evidence and international commitments, and highlights extensive related FAO work aimed at achieving sustainable and inclusive agricultural development for food security and nutrition under a changing climate.
FAO’s work on climate change: United Nations Climate Change Conference 2019PDF
Climate change dominated the global agenda in 2019. Greenhouse gas emissions are showing no signs of falling, as they must to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This booklet illustrates FAO’s commitment to innovating in agriculture and...
Adaptation in the agriculture sectors: leveraging co-benefits for mitigation and sustainable developmentPDF
This policy brief takes climate change adaptation in agriculture (crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture) as its starting point to identify potential co-benefits. It assesses the broad and multi-directional interplay between climate action and sustainable development. It identifies...
The state of agricultural commodity markets: Agricultural trade, climate change and food security PDF
This report explores the complex linkages between agricultural trade, climate change and food security, and outlines diverse policy options for responding to these challenges. The report stresses that climate change will affect both agricultural productivity and international trade patterns, but...
FAO in Latin America and the Caribbean 2019PDF
This publication showcases FAO's achievements in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
Climate change and the global dairy cattle sectorPDF
The challenge for policymakers – and for the dairy sector – is how to reduce environmental impacts while continuing to meet society’s needs. Dairy products are a rich source of essential nutrients that contribute to a healthy and nutritious diet. With demand for high-quality animal sourced...
FAO in the Philippines: Delivering for impactPDF
This publication highlights how FAO’s work is making tangible and positive impact on the lives of Filipinos, particularly of farmers and fishers and their families. These actions are guided by, aligned with, and contribute to the realization of the vision and development priorities of the...
FAO’s work on climate change: Fisheries & aquaculture 2019PDF
This publication shows how FAO is stepping up to address the climate challenge in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. It includes examples of FAO’s support to countries so that they are better able to adapt to the impact of climate change in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. It also brings...
Addressing agricultural sector open burning: Results and lessons learned from the climate and clean air coalition no-burn alternative ...Website
This webinar brings together policymakers, practitioners, and scientific experts to discuss the results and lessons learned from the demonstration projects in Punjab, India and Huancayo, Peru.
Studies and reports
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