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.

Community Adaptation for Forest-Food Based Management in Saddang Watershed Ecosystem

Indonesia - Asia-Pacific

Improving adaptive capacity of vulnerable and food-insecure populations in Lesotho

Lesotho - Africa

Restoring marine ecosystem services by rehabilitating coral reefs to meet a changing climate future

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

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

Agricultural Climate Resilience Enhancement Initiative (ACREI) (Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda)

Regional - Other

The Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region is highly vulnerable and regularly gets exposed to natural disasters, notably drought. Due to climate change, the frequency and severity of these natural disasters are expected to increase. These natural disasters severely impact on food production given that most of the agricultural production in the region is rain-fed.