With farmers on the climate frontline
Recipes for Change is a series of recipes from developing countries, which bring to you a taste of someone else's life. It gives you the chance to cook the same meal as the Hong family in the Mekong Delta or Olive Bibutsuwahoze and her family in eastern Rwanda.
These recipes look at the threats communities face through climatic change that affect some of the essential ingredients used in their main meal of the day. It shows you how IFAD is working with farmers to adapt to the very real impacts of climate change in their communities.
- One in three people are dependent on smallholder farms for their food security
- Smallholders are more often located on marginal lands where the impacts of climate change are more strongly felt, reducing crop yields and incomes
- Small farmers need to adapt to climate change impacts now
- Adaptation to climate change for smallholders can increase food security and income