Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Policies, Plans and Investments: A Training-workshop for the Philippine Agriculture and Fisheries Sector
7-10 Oct 2014
Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
Background and Rationale
Among the various economic sectors, agriculture is the most vulnerable to climate change affecting billions of people who depend on agriculture for their livelihoods and food security. Given the country’s vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and experience on extreme weather events, the Philippine government has taken considerable measures to address the growing threats to humans and adverse effects to the environment of climate change. Policy makers enacted laws and put in place a comprehensive set of policies, programs and institutions to help identify strategies and actions towards mitigation of and adaptation to global climate change.
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