Food Security & Agriculture

Pakistan Floods 2022 PDNA Cover
This PDNA assesses the impact of the 2022 floods in 94 calamity-hit districts across Pakistan. It serves as the foundation for future analysis, including a resilient recovery and reconstruction strategy and a coordinated effort for building back better.
Dr. Homolata Borah has been working towards reducing disaster risk for some of the most vulnerable communities living in the world’s largest inhabited river island of Majuli in the state of Assam in India.
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Sixth Assessment Report, more than 30 percent of global crop and livestock areas could become climatically unsuitable by 2100, in the worst-case climate scenario.
A group of civilians are moved to safety by boat amid deep floods in Badin, Pakistan
The UN estimates that the floods which besieged Pakistan in the summer of 2022 have affected 33 million people, with over 2 million homes destroyed and over 8 million people displaced in a region which already struggles with high rates of malnutrition.
Thunderstorm over fields in South Africa.
Changing weather patterns have profound impacts on agricultural production around the world. Higher temperatures, severe drought, and other weather events may decrease output in some regions but effects are often volatile and unpredictable.
The “Disaster Risk Insurance and Finance in Central America Consortium” (DRIFCA) identifies and supports climate-related agricultural insurance solutions for up to 2 million smallholder farmers to increase their food security and financial resilience.
Representatives from Government, the private sector, as well as development partners met last week for an urgent review of risk reduction strategies in the face of increasing disaster impacts on agricultural value chains in the region.
There is also growing evidence that changes in rainfall pattern, frequent floods and droughts and intense heatwaves have substantial effects on transmission patterns of infectious diseases
African farmer feeding his cows.
The link between climate change and the spread of crop pests has been established by research and evidence.
Cover_Food for thought Climate change risk and food (in)security in Tuvalu
This study evaluates the risk of climate change from the perspective of food security domain considering exposure to flood hazard.