This flyer stresses that agriculture sectors are not only among the most vulnerable sectors to the impacts of climate change but also directly responsible for 14 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and constitute a key driver of deforestation and land degradation which account for an additional 17 percent. However, climate‐smart agriculture can provide can be an important part of the solution to climate change by capturing synergies from improved food and natural resource systems. The document briefly presents UN activities in this areas, benefits achieved and possible developments.
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Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Adaptation, Mitigation
Type of material: Other
Publication date: 2012