Climate change, gender and food security
Food insecurity and inadequate nutrition are key issues which threaten lives and well-being in Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs), and changes in climate are likely to exacerbate existing vulnerabilities. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has acknowledged that climate change will seriously threaten food security across the world, as any changes to the global climate will impact on agriculture, and therefore the world’s food supply. In some PICTs such as Papua New Guinea (PNG), changes in rainfall patterns, droughts...
Geographic coverage: Fiji
Subject areas: Human rights
Resource type(s): Institutional reports
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Publishing entity/ies: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)