Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have been discussing how to mitigate the impact of natural disasters on the sector, in order to safeguard their livelihood
This was among issues highlighted last week, during a two-day workshop hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture.
The Forum was aimed at providing information on reducing risks and recovery after natural disasters.
Addressing the opening, FAO Natural Resources Officer Dr. Sel-vara-ju Rama-samy noted that Small Island Developing States are most at risk of climate change and natural disasters.
Dr. Rama-samy, said that a natural disaster in a Small Island Developing State could wipe out years of progress and threaten the livelihood of the most vulnerable.