This technical document considers the intertwined challenges of food security and climate change, potential impacts of climate change on agriculture, and the impact of agriculture on climate. It further develops and illustrates with concrete examples the concepts of increasing resource efficiency and building resilience as guiding principles to address these challenges. It shows how changing practices in the field can drive sustainable economic development. This background paper was prepared for the “Second Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change”, organized in Hanoi, Vietnam, 3-7 September 2012.

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Organization: FAO

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Green Jobs/Economy

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2012

Language: English