From farm production to processing operations, storage, transport, retailing and human consumption, there is strong evidence that there will be impacts of climate change throughout the livestock food supply chain. Climate change is a major concern for current livestock systems worldwide.
Climate change threatens livestock production in Sub-Saharan Africa, yet rising demand for livestock products is an opportunity for poor households who depend on livestock for their livelihood. A new project in East Africa aims to support climate-smart livestock systems based
Article in collaboration with: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) seeks to address the increasing challenge of global warming and declining food security on agricultural practices, policies and measures through strategic, broad-based global partnerships. A new
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY, ASTRID AGOSTINI, A SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE FAO .THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. In 2015, the international community adopted the