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.

Increasing the Resilience of Vulnerable Populations in Costa Rica by Scaling up Adapta2+

Costa Rica - Latin America & Caribbean

  Costa Rica is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change impacts, and more particularly to extreme hydro-meteorological events due to a combination of geographical location and economic factors. Impacts of climatic events are experienced inversely on both coasts: in other words, while droughts take place on

Strengthening the Adaptive Capacities of Climate-Vulnerable Communities in the Goascorán Watershed of El Salvador and Honduras through Integrated Community-Based Adaptation Practices and Services (El Salvador, Honduras)

Regional - Other

Scaling-up climate-resilient rice production in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia (Republic of the), Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo)

Regional - Other

Rice is a staple crop that has been grown in West Africa for more than 3500 years, since the domestication of African rice (Oryza glaberrima). Produced by low-income smallholders across the entire region, rice plays a key role in regional food