Food Security

Modern food systems are complex, and there are many points along the supply chains, from production to consumption, that are vulnerable to disruption. Due to the wide-reaching effects of climate change, these systems are becoming vulnerable to increasing disruptions. Ensuring food security is not only a matter of helping farmers adapt to the changing climate, but also of helping governments craft policies and develop institutions that will provide them with the capacities to manage this multifaceted aspect of modern society in the face of future threats.

Building adaptive capacity to climate change in vulnerable communities living in the Congo River Basin

Congo, the Democratic Republic of the - Africa

Congo is experiencing main climate change impacts such as extreme weather events, sea-level rise, average global temperature rise, and unpredictable rainfall patterns have considerable effects on people's livelihoods. Consequently, changing climatic conditions threaten the achievement of development goals, with extreme consequences for the most vulnerable social groups. Large parts of the economy in Congo are

Talent Retention for Rural Transformation – Adapt (TART-Adapt)

Moldova, Republic of - Eastern Europe

The aim of the project is to build climate resilience into the agricultural value chain, while at the same time improve productivity, product quality, food security and reduce poverty. It will do this through the promotion of climate resilient agricultural techniques, water-efficient climate-smart irrigation technologies, mainstreaming Conservation Agriculture (CA) into the higher educational system and

Restoring marine ecosystem services by rehabilitating coral reefs to meet a changing climate future (Mauritius, Seychelles)

Regional - Other

Climate change has intensified coral bleaching events and mortality in Mauritius and Seychelles over recent decades. Climate change projections predict that global coral bleaching events will increase in frequency and intensity. To reduce the adverse impact of climate change on local communities and coral reef-dependent economic sectors in Mauritius and Seychelles, the project will increase

Promoting Climate-Smart Agriculture in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger, Togo)

Regional - Other

In West Africa, climate change is manifested through various facts. According to the 5th Evaluation Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), temperatures observed in West Africa have increased over the past 50 years. It was noted that the number of cold days and