All articles for the topic: food security

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Policy brief: How can Africa manage the transboundary climate risks it faces?

Explore 5 significant transboundary climate risks in Africa that urgently need consideration for management: biophysical, financial, trade, people-centred and geopolitical. The authors draw on real examples from countries across Africa and provide practical recommendations to consider going forwards.

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An African perspective on transboundary and cascading climate risks

Learn about how transboundary and cascading climate risks could impact different African regions, with a focus on East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa, in this Adaptation Without Borders discussion brief. Also explore the role of national and regional adaptation plans in managing these risks.

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Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO) is an independent scientific research institute of Flanders’ Government.

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The Global Transboundary Climate Risk Report

Discover new evidence on ten transboundary climate risks of global importance that affect critical sectors and regions: from water resources in high mountain environments, to fish stocks in the open ocean, industrial supply chains, and energy and global finance systems, as well as human health, livelihoods, mobility patterns, and physical and mental well-being.

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Progress in Adapting to Climate Change: 2023 Report to Parliament

See key findings and priority recommendations made to the Government of the United Kingdom in March 2023 by the Climate Change Committee in support of the National Adaptation Programme.

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Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development

The Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED) is a non-profit, non-political, and non-government organization established in April

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Impacts of climate change on global food trade networks

Learn about the potential cross-border impacts of climate change on global food trade, through the lens of three crops: wheat, rice and maize. Using a simple network model, this journal article projects changes to trade communities and network structures, as well as the effects that this will have on global food security.

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EGESTABASE

Learn about EGESTABASE, an emerging online platform that aims to comprehensively map scientific evidence on the recovery of nutrients from human excreta and municipal wastewater for reuse in agriculture. The online platform helps you discover different innovative approaches and studies that exist, and use this evidence to inform decision-making processes.

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Webinar on Sustainable Groundwater Management

Listen to expert speakers share their perspectives on sustainable groundwater management from the point of view of China, various regions and globally.

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Shifting the Narrative on Adaptation at COP27

Read this short post about how SEI's Adaptation Without Borders partnership advanced the narrative that climate risk is a shared reality and adaptation must become a collective responsibility, at the "Adaptation COP" in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

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Climate Change Management Support in Peru

Discover how GestionCC has supported the national Government of Peru as well as its regional governments in the context of their climate change policy and NDC commitments.

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Rainwater harvesting and greenhouses for smallholder resilience, Colombian Andes

This Solution Story describes how rainwater harvesting and greenhouses have been used to enhanced the resilience of smallholder farmers in the Colombian Andes.

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African Forest Forum

AFF voices the concerns of African forestry stakeholders, and to use science, indigenous knowledge, and experience to advocate for increasing relevance of forests and trees outside forests to peopl

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Indian case study on “Integrating Natural Capital into Government Post-COVID Economic Decision-Making"

Indian Case Study: Integrating Natural Capital into Government Post-COVID Economic Decision-Making

This article provides an overview of the opportunities for integrating natural capital into COVID-19 recovery plans in India. 

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Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Yields in Mexico

This report summarises the findings of the consultancy project "Estimación de rendimientos potenciales con escenarios de cambio climático para diversos cultivos agrícolas en México", funded by the government of Canada under the UNDP-INECC partnership. 

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Southern Agricultural Research Institute (SARI)

The Southern Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) is a government research institution that was established to serve Southern Regional State of Ethiopia (SRSE) by developing, adapting and promoti

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Kenya Biogas Program

The Kenya Biogas Program (KBP) is the lead entity implementing the Africa Biogas Partnership Program (in Kenya).

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Policy Dialogue for Managing Groundwater Overpumping in the North China Plain

This policy brief series informs dialogue between scientists and policy makers working on groundwater resources, sustainable agriculture and climate change.

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Martha from Phalombe district receives 28,500 Kwacha at a humanitarian cash transfer response–Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville

The Case for Cash in Responding to Humanitarian Crises in Malawi

Learn about the case of the Social Cash Transfer Scheme in Malawi, which shows how cash transfers can be an effective modality for providing food assistance to crisis-affected populations.

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Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition

Watch an inspirational video about the Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition project - an eight-year market systems development programme to develop the horticultural sector and increase the long-term resilience and food security of smallholder farmers in Northern Cambodia. 

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Climate-Smart Land Use (CSLU) in ASEAN

The Climate-Smart Land Use (CSLU) project strengthens the coordination role of members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in contributing to international and national climate policy processes on climate-smart land use in agriculture and forestry.

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Building climate resilience of vulnerable and food insecure communities through capacity strengthening and livelihood diversification in mountainous regions of Tajikistan

Initiated in 2008, this solution aims to increase climate resilience and improve the adaptive capacities of some of the most vulnerable and food-insecure mountain communities in the Rasht V

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A maize farmer with his crop, which has been destroyed by parrots, whose migration patterns have changed and now coincide with the end of the maize season.

Climate risks to trade and food security: implications for policy

This policy brief presents insights from a groundbreaking assessment of climate risks to international trade in six major commodities.

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A grain bin full of corn after the destruction of a derecho in 2020. Photo: Phil Roeder / Flickr.

How corn links Jamaica’s food supply to climate change in the US Midwest

This case study explores how Jamaica’s deep dependency on US maize affects both its economy and food security in a changing climate.

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