Food security & agriculture

Food security & agriculture

Deforestation, ecosystems and environmental management, environmental degradation, environmental impact assessment, INRM and land-use.

Widespread poverty, lack of irrigation, deforestation and COVID-19 restrictions are having a bigger effect than global warming, scientists say.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
This image shows cows on flooded farmland.
When an atmospheric river hit British Columbia in mid-November, it unleashed record-breaking rainfall triggering devastating floods and mudslides. The provincial government declared a state of emergency on Nov. 17, activating evacuation orders for several communities.
Conversation Media Group, the
Mainstream and modern communications channels are being used to provide millions of Ethiopian farmers with vital climate information and agro-advisory services.
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
A pair of grain silos
In Jamaica, maize is an essential part of diets, and while some of the grain is grown locally, the vast majority comes from the US. How will this deep dependency on US maize affect both the economy and food security for Jamaica in a changing climate?
Stockholm Environment Institute
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2021
This policy brief presents policy insights from a groundbreaking assessment of climate risks to international trade in six major commodities.
Stockholm Environment Institute
Woman in the Andes doing potato harvest
The impact of climate change and variability on agricultural production in Latin America—a region that contributes around 14% of world food production—is undeniable.
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
Cyclone Gita
25 November 2021
Tropical Cyclone (TC) Gita formed in early February 2018 and developed into a category 4 cyclone, affecting multiple countries in the Pacific region. Tonga was hardest-hit, incurring severe damage.
Access to water has relieved the women of the burden of collecting water far from their homes, and has increased farms production.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters