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16 Oct 2017 description

Although the factors driving migration are diverse, we should not ignore food insecurity. On World Food Day we argue that one solution to the migration crisis is a sustained effort to strengthen the resilience of agriculture against a back-drop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.  

Conflict and instability are widely seen as the principal factors driving the migration crisis – but food insecurity, poverty and extreme weather events linked to climate change such as drought also play an important role.   

02 May 2009 description

The world's dry areas - which cover 41% of the earth's land area, and are home to a quarter of global population - will be facing the brunt of Climate Change.