Coffee growers, and other farmers in Asia and around the world, need to make farming practices climate-smart and environmentally sustainable in order to maintain food supply and rural income.
An integrated nature-based approach that uses biodiversity and ecosystem services will help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change.
Transitioning Asia’s food system to a circular economy would reduce waste while making communities more sustainable and decreasing the impact on climate change.
Climate-smart and resource-saving farming technologies could be one way to address hunger in Asia.
There is one sector that contributes up to a third of gross domestic product, and is an important source of foreign currency, in many of Asia’s developing countries. It could be deployed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Nature-based solutions are gaining credibility as an effective way to make vulnerable communities more resilient against climate change.
A new study shows that the Pacific islands’ future demand for fish can be addressed by scaling up aquaculture production, and coupling it with climate adaptation and environmental protection measures.