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Adaptation: The adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities.

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FAO: Agriculture key to Caribbean food security and coping with climate change

27 Feb 2015, FAO Headquarters

Graziano da Silva, the FAO Director-General, stressed how the island nations of the Caribbean are particularly vulnerable to extreme natural events such as hurricanes, which threaten agriculture, food security and sustainable development. ‘In few places is the impact of climate change so evident as in Small Island Developing States'...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change

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