Author:Nidhi Tandon
Subject: Rural Development
" /> Abstract: Two waves of change— long-term climate change and immediate-term economic crises—are bringing the issue of food security into sharper relief— particularly in those Caribbean countries where food security is already volatile and faces a series of risks and challenges to the primary components of food security: food availability; food access; safely and nutritional quality; and stability and sustainability of supply (CARICOM, 2010). Climate change adds urgency. It also drives a renewed focus and prioritisation, and ensures that adaptation is wholly integrated into natural resource management, land use policies and, especially, into broader long-term macro-economic frameworks. (…)

keywords: Opportunities for Advancing Women’s Sustainable and Green Livelihoods Food Security, Small-scale Women Farmers and Climate Change in Caribbean SIDS
Date Publication: 10/25/2013 (All day)
Type/Issue: Working Paper / 114
Language: English