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1402: Food security and climate change 2 – case studies

This paper is taken from a section of case studies from the report ‘Summary for policy makers from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change - Achieving food security in the face of climate change’.

Year of Publication2011

Case studies from: Australia - national initiatives and information services; Bangladesh - Investing in smallholders; Brazil – integrated land use policy; China - research, policies and pilot programmes promote adaptation; Ethiopia - complementary, predictable long-term response to food insecurity; France - public health messages promote healthy eating; India - national guaranteed employment; Kenya - improving smallholders' market access and production efficiency; Mexico - insurance spurs investment; Southern Africa - land tenure reform to empower women farmers; UK - reducing emissions and waste; USA - certification informs consumers and Viet Nam: techniques to deliver higher yields and climate benefits.

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