All articles for the topic: food security

Wheat harvest in the Texas Panhandle

The Geopolitics of Food Security

This paper seeks to give geopolitics a more prominent place in the food security debate, outlining its impact across a range of areas that directly affect food security.

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SDC foresight risk map

Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

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Female farmer in Uganda showing bean harvest.

Integrating gender and nutrition in Ugandan policy: An assessment

A recent study on Ugandan climate and food security policies assesses gender and nutrition mainstreaming in national policy.

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Climate change, ecosystem services and migration in the Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands experience severe climate impacts and high emigration rates. However, we do not know to what extent people migrate because of climate change. This paper addresses this gap.

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Cover: Improving people’s water, energy and food security in this remote valley in Nepal requires taking into account climate change (I. Providoli).

Shaping the water–energy–food nexus for resilient mountain livelihoods

This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.

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NTFP-EP

Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

The NTFP-EP is a collaborative network of over 60 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) working with forest-based communities to strengthen their capacity i

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The Transfer of Agrotechnology from Japan to the Caribbean

This case study highlights the key points and insights in relation to the North-South and South-South transfer of technology necessary for a more resilient agricultural sector in the Caribbean.

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African Risk Capacity

The African Risk Capacity (ARC) is a Specialized Agency of the African Union esta

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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Farmer in Cambodia

Enhancing Climate Change Resilience of Rural Communities Living in Protected Areas of Cambodia

This project is building climate adaptation near five community protected forests across Cambodia.

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The PICSA Approach

An investigation of the effects of PICSA on smallholder farmers’ decision-making and livelihoods

This case study analyses the affect of the PICSA approach on smallholder farmer's decision-making and livelihoods when implemented at large scale in Northern Ghana.

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Haitian citizens crowding on a ship

Inescapably intertwined: the reality of globalisation and borderless climate risks

Climate adaptation efforts are unlikely to succeed if done in geographic isolation. The Transnational Climate Impacts Index examines country exposure to climate change from an international view.

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Urban agricultural plot in Bulwayo, Zimbabwe

Urban Agriculture: Improved Governance for Resilience in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

This case study focuses on the development of an urban agricultural policy which led to urban farmers helping to steer the decision-making process about the city's urban agricultural management.

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Women farming in Ghana

Supporting resilient agriculture in semi-arid Ghana

This information brief reflects on ASSAR's work to support dry season farming in the vulnerable communities of the semi-arid Lawra and Nandom Districts of Ghana. 

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Bicycle parked on a field path in rural Cambodia, by Bryon Lippincott via Flickr.

When is migration a maladaptive response to climate change? Case studies from north-western Cambodia

This study presents analyses of climate, food security, migration, and impacts from 218 households in three locations in North-western Cambodia, the most climate vulnerable nation in SE Asia.

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Gender in India

The gendered challenges of food security

This article provides key findings from ASSAR study sites in the semi-arid regions of Africa and India, where gender was found to have a large role in how food security is affected.

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climate smart agriculture

Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook and Platform

This Sourcebook provides a wide range of knowledge and expertise to support actors to make the agricultural sectors (crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry) more sustainable and productive.

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Enhancing resilience using Indigenous Fodder Trees

This policy brief describes how Indigenous Fodder Trees can be used to improve food security and enhance the climate resilience of livestock herders.

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Sharifa Juma digs terraces to stop soil erosion. Georgina Smith/CIAT

Learning Journey: Climate Resilient Agriculture

This article summarises a learning journey that engaged participants from diverse topical backgrounds in a series of discussions and (recorded) webinars on climate resilient agriculture.

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How Climate Drives Hunger

A compendium of the main findings and lessons learnt from WFP's food security climate analyses under the Climate Adaptation Management and Innovation Initiative (C-ADAPT). 

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Designing user-driven climate services

This publication outlines the Climandes project approach to systematically integrate small-scale farmers in the Andean highlands into the design and delivery of climate services. 

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Smallholder farmers Peru©Enrique Castro-Mendívil / PromPerú

Climandes project

MeteoSwiss and SENAMHI Peru join forces in the Climandes project for climate-smart agriculture to promote food security and poverty reduction.

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Climate-Resilient Agriculture in South Asia: An analytical framework and insights from practice

The paper explores entry-points for and examples of climate resilient agriculture (CRA) in South Asia, and the current challenges and knowledge gaps affecting it's implementation.

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