Climate change adaptation in agriculture: practices and technologies. Messages to the SBSTA 44 agriculture workshops uri icon

abstract

  • In 2014 the United Nations Framework Convention onClimate Change (UNFCCC) Subsidiary Body for Scientificand Technological Advice (SBSTA), as part of itsmandate to consider issues related to agriculture, decidedto invite submissions from parties and observers,covering four topics, in 2015 and 2016. Of the two topicsfor consideration in 2016, one relates to ?identification andassessment of agricultural practices and technologies toenhance productivity in a sustainable manner, foodsecurity and resilience, considering the differences inagro-ecological zones and farming systems, such asdifferent grassland andcropland practices andsystems?.In this info note we providea brief overview of keypractices and technologies.A twinned info noteconsiders higher-levelmeasures of adaptation inagriculture, such as policiesand institutions

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publication date

  • 2016