Understanding the impact of climate change on food systems
Online exchange forum. Building climate-resilient food systems based on the ten agroecology elementsPDF
This document summarizes the key points and questions addressed during the online sessions held on 27 October 2020.
Climate change, biodiversity and nutrition nexusPDF
This paper identifies entry points within agri-food systems to improve biodiversity and diets, two levers that can be used to enhance nutrition and optimize environmental sustainability while ensuring social equity, especially of the most vulnerable people. It also presents recommendations for...
The State of Food and Agriculture 2016: Climate change, agriculture and food securityPDF
The impact of climate change on agriculture and the implications for food security are already alarming. This report identifies strategies, financing opportunities, and data and information needs. It also describes transformative policies and institutions that can overcome barriers to...
Climate change and food systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and tradePDF
This book describes how global warming will impact where and how food is produced, and discusses the significant consequences for food security, health and nutrition, water scarcity and climate adaptation. The book also highlights the implications for global food trade.
Indigenous Peoples’ food systems. Insights on sustainability and resilience from the front line of climate changePDF
This publication provides an overview of the common and unique sustainability elements of Indigenous Peoples' food systems, in terms of natural resource management, access to the market, diet diversity, indigenous peoples’ governance systems, and links to traditional knowledge and indigenous...
How to feed the world in times of pandemics and climate change? Opportunities for innovation in livestock systemsPDF
Progress towards zero hunger must be protected from the dual challenges of pandemics and climate change. By countering the destabilizing forces of pandemics and climate change through better mitigation and preparedness efforts can see livestock systems contribute to a sustainable future by...
Making better policies for food systemsWebsite
Food systems around the world face a triple challenge: providing food security and nutrition for a growing global population; supporting livelihoods for those working along the food supply chain; and contributing to environmental sustainability. Better policies hold tremendous promise for making...
Managing climate change risks in food systemsPDF
This chapter of the book "Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India" identifies the pathways through which climate change will impact food security as essential to creating robust food systems. After analysing the impacts on crop and livestock productivity, on health and labour productivity...
Actions to transform food systems under climate changePDF
Our food systems are failing us. Nothing short of a systemic transformation of food systems is required if we are to feed the world’s current and future population sustainably under climate change. The report identify the high priority actions that we must collectively take now, for climate...
Beyond urban: city-region food systems for resilient and sustainable developmentWebsite
A large share of the world’s population lives in urban areas, making cities a major cause of climate change. Food is especially relevant in this regard, calling for strategies that make food systems contribute to urban resilience.
Studies and reports
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|Collection Updated||May 2022|