resilience

  • June 15, 2018

    Agriculture is stepping up in the fight against climate change with help from the private sector. A new report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development shows that investing in climate-resilient agriculture can attract sizeable contributions from the private sector.

  • February 28, 2018

    Southern Africa’s water source and crops are under serious pressure as a long dry spell and high temperatures have taken hold in the region, the UN agriculture agency has warned, saying that after record maize production in 2017, food shortages are set to worsen this year. 

  • February 13, 2018

    The 176 Member States of the International Fund for Agricultural Development has announced a target for contributions that will support a US$3.5 billion programme of loans and grants, reducing poverty and hunger for tens of millions of rural people in developing countries around the world.

  • November 28, 2017

    Leaders of the UK’s overseas territories gather in London today.The focus will be on disaster relief and improving resilience to climate change.  As many of these economies are reliant on financial secrecy and low tax, the time has come to discuss how overseas territories might transition away from this status quo, says Christian Aid.

  • November 8, 2017

    On the eve of COP23, the ACT Alliance has called for the full, ambitious, and transparent implementation of the Paris Agreement.

  • June 21, 2017

    East Africa’s hunger crisis will reach catastrophic proportions without immediate action from the global community, Christian Aid has warned.

  • June 20, 2017

    Investing in preparedness and building the resilience of farmers is fundamental to coping with extreme drought, because responding to such situations when they hit might be too late, the head of the United Nations agricultural agency said yesterday

  • January 23, 2017

    Highlighting growing challenges, such as climate change and natural resource scarcity  facing small farmers in developing countries, the head of the United Nations agricultural agency has called for information technology tools that can help boost their resilience as well as feed a growing world population.

  • October 4, 2016

    Evidence is increasing that climate change is taking the largest toll on poor and vulnerable people, and these impacts are largely caused by inequalities that increase the risks from climate hazards, according to a new report launched by the United Nations.

  • July 12, 2016

    Christian Aid has called for a Climate COBRA Committee to handle the risks posed by global warming revealed in a new report from the Government’s official advisors on climate change.