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June 25, 2020Knowledge Portal
Actions to transform food systems under climate change

This report proposes 11 transformative actions across 4 action areas to meet global targets for agriculture, food systems and climate change. The 4 areas are: 1) Reroute farming and rural livelihoods to new trajectories, 2) De-risk livelihoods, farms and value chains, 3) Reduce emissions from diets and value chains, 4) Realign policies, finance, support to social movements, and innovation. »

April 23, 2020Knowledge Portal
Global report on food crises 2020

The 2020 global report on food crises tracks people most in need of emergency food, nutrition and livelihood assistance, identifies main drivers of actute food insecurity and malnutrition. Conflict/insecurity was still the main driver of food crises in 2019, but weather extremes and economic shocks became increasingly significant. »

December 10, 2019Knowledge Portal
Promoting effective resilience investments: Delivering peace, agriculture-led growth and socio-economic transformation in the Horn of Africa

This booklet is a compilation of documentation on good practices on resilience at regional level, further to the implementation of the six pillars of IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI) in the IGAD region: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda. The lessons learnt as well as the challenges met during the implementation of IDDRSI Phase I (2013–2018) are discussed, with a view to informing the implementation of Phase II, endorsed in June 2018, as part of the efforts aimed at ending drought emergencies in the region. »

September 25, 2019Knowledge Portal
Resilient seed systems: Handbook

This book is a tool that supports research and capacity building on resilient seed systems in the context of adaptation to climate change. It advises how countries can design and implement a comprehensive capacity-building strategy to access and use crop diversity more effectively to adapt to climate change in specific sites. »

September 2, 2019Knowledge Portal
Supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture through neglected and underutilized species

This book presents a new operational framework that sets out how using a diversified range of crop species and varieties can put nutrition back into our food production system. Neglected and underutilized species (NUS) and the traditional knowledge of Indigenous Peoples associated with the use of NUS and wild edibles are important for fighting food and nutrition insecurity, especially in the context of climate change. »

August 8, 2019Knowledge Portal
Climate change and land

The report addresses greenhouse gas fluxes in land-based ecosystems, land use and sustainable land management in relation to climate change adaptation and mitigation, desertification, land degradation and food security. Climate change has adversely impacted food security and terrestrial ecosystems, and contributed to desertificatin and land degradation. On the other hand, changes in land conditions affect the global and regional climate, Appropriate design of policies, institutions and governance systems at all scales can contribute to land-related adaptation and mitigation while facilitating the pursuit of climate-adaptive development pathways. »