Role of TRADE Programme in Mainstreaming Environment, Natural Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation Interventions
TRADE Programme is aware of the risks rising from climate change at household, national and global levels, and of the need for an urgent response to deal with threats posed by climate change. TRADE programme is ready to implement its interventions inline with the key strategies for responding to the challenges that include: promoting effective disaster management and emergency response; providing high-quality climate information and tools for risk management; conserving and protecting natural resources and the environment; and promoting effective adaptation mechanisms for vulnerable communities. It is against this background that TRADE programme developed this booklet to outline the Role of TRADE Programme in Mainstreaming Environment, Natural Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation Interventions
TRADE Programme Refrection Brief on Food System Transformation
Food systems needs some game-changing strategies for a dramatic transformation of food systems to achieve healthy, sustainable diets that are produced with equitable access and will preserve or regenerate the natural environment. The overall goals of a food system’s transformation are to ensure people are able to consume diets that are healthy, to produce food within planetary boundaries and to earn a decent living from their work in the food system. Livelihoods, nutrition and environmental goals are interlinked. Central to the desired outcomes is the need to ensure that food systems are resilient to shocks from weather extremes, pest and disease outbreaks, climate change and market anomalies. It is against this background that TRADE programme developed this booklet to outline its potential roles in transforming the food system.