UN agency and French Government urge inclusion of food security in global climate change debate

“We believe that agriculture in the broad sense – including forestry, fisheries and aquaculture – can and must play a central role in addressing climate change, particularly in adapting its impacts, such as water scarcity, soil salinity or increasing pests and diseases of plants and animals,” added the top UN official and the French Minister for Agriculture

Targeted policies and investments in food security and agriculture should be at the centre of debates on climate change, according to a top UN official and the French…