This guidance document presents evidence on today and tomorrow’s impact of climate change on agriculture and food systems. The document assesses the options to make agriculture and food systems resilient to climate change impacts, while minimizing environmental impacts. It also shows that making agriculture and food systems sustainable is both economically and technically feasible, however, barriers to the adoption of appropriate technologies and management practices will have to be lowered, especially for smallholder farmers and women farmers amongst them. 

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Organization: FAO

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Adaptation, Technology, COP22 List of UN Publications, COP23 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English, Chinese, French, Arabic, Russian, Spanish