Climate Change and Food Security

Soil in Adrar, Mauritania

Recommendations for UNFCCC delegates from CAAS-IFPRI conference in Beijing

Today at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) side event “Climate Change and BRICS: Findings from the International Conference on Climate Change and Food Security,” recommendations from the International Conference on Climate Change and Food Security held in Beijing, November 7-8, will be shared. At the conference, scientists from the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) plus Indonesia and the United States reported results on the food security and climate change challenges facing their countries. Based on their research, they identified two sets of priority actions to address the challenges from climate change (a) strengthening public sector agricultural research and (b) increasing the amount, appropriateness, and accessibility of spatial data.

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Leading BRICS+ Researchers Recommend Agricultural Work Program to Climate Change Convention Negotiators

ICCCFS Recommendations

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