This analytical report presents some fundamental issues, challenges and concepts in order to improve policy-makers’ understandings of and preparations for coping with both the causes and the impacts of climate change on food security. It elaborates on the critical considerations including basic ecological principles, assessment of impacts, vulnerabilities, invisible boundaries and suggestions for short-term and long-term policy options, as well as policy-driven strategic thinking for adaptation to and mitigation of climate change.

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Organization: FAO

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Water, Environment, Adaptation, Mitigation, Policy Instruments

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2009

Language: English