Financial mechanisms for adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in the food and agriculture sectors

Climate change will have a disproportionate impact on poor developing countries - compared to the expected net effects in developed regions - due to a combination of more severe climatic impacts in areas that are already vulnerable today, coupled with inadequate resources, technology and organizational capacity to adapt to them. Agricultural and other related activities, fundamental to safeguarding food security and providing livelihoods to the majority of the world