Biodiverse Agriculture for a Changing Climate

Submitted by Sukaina Bharwani | published 25th Mar 2011 | last updated 5th Jan 2023

Climate change will bring enormous and unpredictable changes to agriculture which will affect global food supplies and disproportionately impact on the poor. Emissions of greenhouse gases from agriculture, largely from intensive systems, contribute significantly to global warming.

The link below leads to a paper produced by Practical Action looking into how climate change affects farming systems, the benefits of biodiverse agriculture as both an adaptation and mitigation technique, and some of the policies needed to initiate a new type of food production.