This guidance document aims to summarise the current state of knowledge on the impacts of climate change on food security and nutrition. Among the most significant impacts of climate change is the potential increase of food insecurity and malnutrition.  Climate change will act as a hunger risk multiplier exacerbating current vulnerabilities, with one study projecting up to 20% more people at risk of hunger.

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Organization: WFP, Met Office Hadley Centre

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Human Security, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2012

Language: English