Guidelines and recommendations for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in the agriculture and food security and nutrition sector - Latin America and the Caribbean

The current document provides a series of Guidelines and Recommendations for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the agriculture and Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) sector, to guide Member States in the integration of disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in the planning and execution of actions for the sustainable development of the sector.

It was developed jointly by FAO and UNISDR as the culmination of a consultation with countries and of a side event held during the First Meeting of Ministers and High-Level Authorities on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the Americas” held on June 8 and 9, 2016 in Asuncion, Paraguay.

This document is also intended the implementation of the fourth pillar of the CELAC Plan for Food Security, Nutrition and Hunger Eradication 2025, namely “Stability of production and timely response to natural and man-made disasters that might affect food availability.” At the same time, it also reflects a direct response to the concerns expressed by countries in the 34th FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean held in Mexico in 2016, regarding the need to increase efforts for disaster risk reduction in the agriculture and food security and nutrition sector.

Date:
2016
Pages:
45 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Governance, Food Security & Agriculture
Regions:
Americas
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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