This fact sheet addresses the impact of climate change on agriculture. It presents the climate and the hydrological cycle and discussed future climate change impacts on global agriculture. It then introduces possible adaptation and mitigation options. The document includes short sections on the multilateral climate change process and the involvement of farmers and on how the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) can help farmers deal with climate change.

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Organization: WMO, International Federation of Agricultural Producers

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Forestry, Water, Science, Adaptation, Mitigation

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2008

Language: English