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IFAD at CAS 2021: Accelerating Adaptation Action
25 - 26 January 2021

Our planet is getting warmer, which has a growing impact on our societies and economies. We need to adapt to a new, more extreme climate.

The online international Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021, hosted by the Netherlands, convenes global leaders and local stakeholders. It will see the launch of a comprehensive Adaptation Action Agenda that sets out clear commitments to deliver concrete new endeavours and partnerships to make our world more resilient to the effects of climate change.

Location

Online

Event Website

CAS 2021


Help small-scale farmers adapt to climate change or face increased hunger and migration, warns IFAD President

January 2021 - NEWS
If investments to help rural small-scale farmers adapt to climate change do not substantially increase, we risk widespread hunger and global instability, warned Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD, ahead of next week’s Climate Adaptation Summit.

There is a growing climate emergency facing smallholders across Asia Pacific – what is IFAD doing about it?

January 2021 - BLOG
According to UN reports, the Asia Pacific region is the most disaster-prone region in the world. Nearly 45 per cent of the world’s natural disasters occur in the region. 

Fai fatongia: One island’s path to food security, COVID mitigation and climate resilience

January 2021 - PHOTO
In the Kingdom of Tonga, fai fatongia rules the day. Under this principle, which translates to “fulfilling one’s responsibility,” Tongans traditionally put the collective good first and their individual needs second.