The region of Tibet in Southwest China is located on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the highest and largest plateau in the world with an average elevation of over 4,000 m and an area...
EBA Thematic Libraries
Agricultural ecosystems are vulnerable to climate change, with severe consequences in terms of food security. Climate change impacts on agricultural ecosystems can be direct, e.g. by influencing crops growth, or indirect, for instance by affecting the biodiversity on which agriculture depends. Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation, which tackle issues such as resource scarcity and ecological degradation, have the potential to establish climate-resilient agriculture and to enhance food security, particularly in developing countries.
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7 Feb 2017
Soil erosion is one of the most serious environmental problems in China. In 2000, the area prone to erosion by wind and water was 3.57 million km2, accounting for 37.6% of the...
17 Aug 2016
To address the nexus challenges of poverty, food insecurity, climate change and ecosystem degradation in Zambezi basin, Mozambique, this UN Environment-funded project promoted the...
Photograph by Nicholas Tye
19 Oct 2015
The majority of rural Cambodians are reliant on traditional livelihood practices that include subsistence-based agriculture, fishing and other livelihoods based on ecosystem goods...
WWF - Viet Nam
Strengthening Community and Ecosystem Resilience against Climate Change Impacts: Developing a Framework for Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Lao PDR and Viet Nam
21 May 2015
The rich natural capital endowment and ecosystem services in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) have continued to play a crucial role in supporting economic growth. Recognition...