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August 13, 2018Knowledge Portal
Impacts of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture: Synthesis of current knowledge, adaptation and mitigation options

This report by FAO  offers an overview of the implications of climate change for fisheries and aquaculture, and for the millions of people who depend on these sectors for their livelihoods,
this publication maps out solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation around the globe.  »

July 26, 2018Knowledge Portal
Solutions from connections: 10 elements of agroecology that can guide us toward sustainable food systems

This article is on how to produce more food for the growing population with less fresh water, arable soil, available land for agriculture, or clean seas for fisheries. Agroecology is the concept and practice of managing and boosting nature’s own ecological process to improve productivity and avoid farming griefs. »

July 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
10 best bet innovations for adaptation in agriculture

This working paper aims to identify best bet innovations for adaptation in agriculture, which can help achieve food security under a changing climate, while also delivering co-benefits for environmental sustainability, nutrition and livelihoods. »

Steering towards greater resilience of food production systems and ecosystems
June 27, 2018Expert opinion
Steering towards greater resilience of food production systems and ecosystems

Breakout session 4 of IOB public dialogue Dutch food security policy on May 31, 2018. Dutch food security policy should seek solutions for long-term challenges to sustainability. A holistic, locally embedded and inclusive approach, aiming for improved resilience of both food production systems and their ecosystems. »

June 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Agroforestry: Why don’t farmers plant more trees?

This blog focuses around the question: why isn’t every farmer planting trees? Agroforestry has proven to cultivate more diverse, productive and profitable crops, helps protect the environment and gives financial benefits. The main reasons farmer resist agroforestry are described as well as opportunities for adoption. »

April 16, 2018Knowledge Portal
Climate change mitigation beyond agriculture: A review of food system opportunities and implications

This article reviews potential mitigation opportunities across the entire food system, including in pre-production, production, processing, transport, consumption and loss and waste. »