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17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development Side Event: Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
6 May 2009
Thomas Rosswall


The Challenge
  • Climate change will worsen the living conditions of farmers, fishers and forest-dependent people who are already vulnerable and food insecure.
  • Hunger and malnutrition will increase.
  • Rural communities ... face an immediate and ever-growing risk of increased crop failure (and) loss of livestock ...
  • Poor people will be at risk of food insecurity ...

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