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.
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'...
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