Topic outline

  • General

    Climate Change in Food Security

    Climate Change and Food Security

    This course provides an overview of the impacts of climate change on food security. It also introduces climate-smart agriculture and practices that contribute to climate change adaptation, mitigation, food security and development.

    Duration:  3.5 hours   Publication Date:  March 2012

    • System Requirements

      For the online version of this course it is necessary to have the Adobe Flash player installed and enabled in your browser. Please be aware that the course is not supported by iOS (iPad or iPhone). 

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        The target audience of this course includes: mid-level managers, technical staff, field personnel who are involved in the collection, management, analysis, and reporting of food security information, as well as, planners, policy formulators and programme managers who are involved in monitoring progress in poverty reduction, and meeting food security goals and targets

        • You will learn about

          • Main effects of climate change on environment
          • Climate variability and global warming
          • Extreme weather events
          • Impacts of climate change on food security
          • Climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture
          • Climate-smart agriculture