10-Key-Principles-for-Supporting-Small-Scale-Farmers-in-Adapting-to-Climate-Change-268x151Climate change is making it harder and harder for vulnerable populations to overcome hunger and malnutrition. One of these vulnerable populations is small scale farmers. Some 500 million smallholder producers are already feeding 70% of the world’s people on just 20-30% of its arable land[1]. They aren’t talking about if they can do it – they are doing it! Small-scale producers have demonstrated that they are the solution to the “food crisis” if we would just invest in them.

Read more: 10 Key Principles for Supporting Small Scale Farmers in Adapting to Climate Change


 Climate change poses a major challenge for agriculture in Asia and the Pacific. Given its role in employment, economic development, and global food security, adverse impacts on agriculture are of particular concern.

Read more: Climate Change and Food Security in Asia


In Photo: Mountaineers hike the Skyway Trail of Mount Malipunyo up to the summit and the boundary of Batangas and Laguna.

All roads lead to Paris, France, in December for the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Read more: COP21: Road to climate justice?


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