This policy document presents the Framework Programme on Climate Change Adaptation (FAO-Adapt) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It consists of five main sections. Chapter 1 introduces the background and context of FAO-Adapt. Chapter 2 discusses climate change impacts on the agriculture sectors and food security while Chapter 3 defines adaptation in the context of the agriculture sectors and describes means and measures for adaptation. Chapter 4 introduces FAO’s work on climate change adaptation with its core principles and priority adaptation themes and actions and, in conclusion, Chapter 5 presents FAO-Adapt’s implementation proposals.
Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Forestry, Water, Adaptation
Type of material: Policy Document
Publication date: 2011
Language: English, French