Food in Climate change

“Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too,” is the theme for this year’s World Food Day.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines will join the global community in observing World Food Day 2016 on Sunday, October 16th.

Senior Forestry Supervisor, Cornelius Richards believes that strengthening the resilience of smallholder farmers, it is possible to guarantee food security for the global population and also reduce emissions.

He said the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) is calling on countries to address food and agriculture in their climate action plans and invest more in rural development.

The next UN Climate Change Conference, COP 22, from November 7-18, 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco.