Under the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement, there are two processes, in particular, stand out as having considerable potential for addressing food system issues: the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a tight grip on the African food industry, elevating risks of poverty and hunger. How exactly does it affect food companies?
Nature-based solutions were emphasized during COP25 as a means for climate change adaptation. But what does it mean in practice?
Gustav af Wetterstedt from the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is talking about agricultural adaption to climate change in Sweden. The presentation was held on the Swedish FAO...
IFAD, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, is targeting half a billion smallholders in the Africa, Latin-America, Central Europe and Asia with its programmes and funding.
Agriculture is one of the main emitters of greenhouse gases globally. However, as sources differ from country to country, calculating emissions on a national level can be tricky. At the same time knowing the sources and the amount of the exhaust of the green house gases is a crucial step for formulating sound climate mitigation and adaptation policies.
Launched at a side event during COP22, Adaption of African Agriculture (AAA) is a new initiative aimed at reducing vulnerability of African agriculture to climate challenges. Working both with individual projects and with international policy, the initiative specifically targets soil and water management in agriculture, climate risks management and financing of smallholde
How to understand vulnerability and how to reduce it? If you ask this question to several people on the street they are likely to give you different answers. Same is probably true for those who work with policy and make decision on how to reduce vulnerability of people in rural communities in Africa or elsewhere. Different understanding results in different way of doing things.
Ecosystem- based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly, EBAFOSA is a new pan-African institution created to upscale Ecosystem-based agricultural policies in Africa.