This guidance document presents that climate change impacts directly agroecosystems, with in turn has a potential impact on agricultural production, which drives economic and social impacts, which impact livelihoods. In other words, impacts translate from climate to the environment, to the productive sphere, to economic and social dimensions. The document also suggest ensuring food security in the face of climate change is among the most daunting challenges facing humankind. Action is urgently needed now to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience of food systems to ensure food security and good nutrition for all.

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Organization: FAO

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Adaptation, Ecosystems, Risk Reduction/Management, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English