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Climate Change

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.

Farmers experiment with old and new to adapt to climate change

16 Oct 2014, TRF

'We used to grow just wheat at my farm. Now you are seeing farmers grow oil seeds, pulses and wheat - some of those crops are more drought-tolerant,' Gordon Bacon, chief executive of Pulse Canada said. 'We can’t stop change, we have to adapt to it...


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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