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Course: Understanding the risk environment in agriculture

Agricultural risk management and resilience










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    Understanding the risk environment in agriculture
    E-learning fact sheet
    2020
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    This fact sheet describes the course that presents an overview of concepts linked to agricultural risk management, describing which risks farmers face, within a holistic approach that covers the entire agrifood system.
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    Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Preparedness in the Agricultural Sector - TCP/KYR/3702 2022
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    Concerns over water scarcity and severe water supply shortages are driving governments to find alternative solutions, including the development of non conventional water resources In this context, the application of non conventional waters ( has the potential to help countries meet increasing water demands, particularly during years of drought Moreover, through proper planning and management, NCW reuse schemes offer economic and environmental benefits The Kyrgyz Republic lacks an integrated approach to Climate Change and Adaptation ( and Disaster Risk Resilience ( in agriculture The Government is constrained in terms of resources and capacities, above all in the identification of the impact on the agriculture sector of natural hazards and in the technical knowledge required for early warning and response The scarce resources available are focused on major disasters and crises, despite the frequent occurrence of small and medium scale emergencies that have a permanent negative impact on development in the sector The country, with support from the international community, has taken steps to increase its capacity to reduce disaster risk, and to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change However, CCA and DRR initiatives have rarely applied an holistic approach to agriculture despite its importance and the threat to both the sector and the rural population represented by climate change and variables, as well as by weather extremes.
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    Course: Agricultural risk management strategy, policy and mainstreaming
    Agricultural risk management and resilience
    2018
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    This fact sheet describes the following e-learning course: Responding to risk requires developing strategies which combine different risk management tools as well as policies and programs to address constraints and broader issues that create the context in which risks occur. This course will present the role that major stakeholders in the agrifood system can play to design Agriculture Risk Managment (ARM) strategies and make them effective and sustainable.

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