Sustaining Global Food Security In A Changing Climate: Examples From the Regions.
ASA Section: Global Agronomy
Contemporary climate variability and prospect of significant longer-term changes poses substantial threats to food security at global, regional, and local scales. The nature of these threats and time-horizon and need for investments in adaptation will vary considerably by region and also with the diverse characteristics of different farming systems. This technical session will develop the regionally-specific context for the challenges ahead and what resilience strategies are being develop to address the challenges of climate variability and progressive climate change.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: 3:15 PM-4:45 PM
Hyatt Regency, Buckeye AB, Third Floor
Philip K. Thornton