Issues in Food Security, Climate Change and Food Security

Issue: Global warming is likely to reduce agricultural production in the Tropics, where many developing countries are located. Policy options that could help farmers adapt to changing climates include encouraging agronomic research, providing irrigation or increasing its efficiency, maintaining or improving flood control, and facilitating human migration. Despite recent advances in analyzing the economic impacts of global warming, however, information about climatic threats to food security in developing countries is still extremely limited.

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