The challenges posed by climate change to the food and agricultural sector!

I know very well that I am not the first to talk about what is going on in that topic, but I will resort to the splendor of the statement and the eloquence of speaking about what is going on inside me and towards this topic specifically, as this topic has more importance in life.

Agriculture affects and is affected by climate change both. I know that no other sector is more climate sensitive than agriculture. Agricultural production and food production in developing countries will be negatively affected by climate change, especially in countries already vulnerable to climate variability (droughts, floods, cyclones) experiencing low incomes and widespread hunger and poverty.

I know that although adaptation of the agricultural sector to climate change will be costly, it is essential to achieve food security, alleviate poverty and maintain services.

I think it will be necessary

Reducing greenhouse gases emitted from agriculture and eliminating them (mitigating them) in the event of the success of global efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, God willing.

How does climate change affect the agricultural sector?

Agriculture and forests are, by nature, sinks of carbon. They are currently contributing, and I think they can contribute to a greater extent in the future, to mitigate climate change by acting as carbon sinks and their ability to conserve carbon stocks

And to increase this stock.

As far as I know, while climate change brings new challenges to food production and agricultural production, bioenergy brings other challenges.

On the demand side, as it has become the largest source of new demand for goods

basic agricultural in recent years.

The interrelated challenges of achieving food security, adapting to and mitigating climate change, and meeting the increasing demand for energy cannot be addressed separately.

The current momentum to invest in improved agricultural technologies to achieve food security and energy saving targets presents a unique opportunity to integrate climate change mitigation and adaptation into the mainstream of agricultural work.

What are the consequences of climate change and fossil fuels on food security in different countries?

The average surface temperature of the Earth is expected to rise. The actual increase in temperature will depend on the success in reducing emissions.

Climate change will affect in many ways (sometimes positive) agricultural and forest systems through higher temperatures, higher concentrations of carbon dioxide, changes in precipitation, increase in weeds, pest and disease stresses.

Climate change will negatively affect food security in developing countries and I believe that these countries will depend on their food through food imports and will lead to a decrease in agricultural production.

What are the methods of mitigating the effects of climate and how to adapt to it?

Mitigating the effects of climate change

And adapting to it, agriculture has contributed at the present time by about 14 percent

percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, yet it is not impossible to work to reduce these emissions

Many climate change mitigation options have co-benefits for both food security and climate adaptation through:

I believe it is possible to sequester carbon in soil through improved land and livestock management, forestry initiatives, a combination of agriculture and surgery, and soil cultivation treatments/improving the nutrient management and restoration efficiency of degraded lands.

Yet agriculture has remained largely a marginal issue in the climate change negotiations.

Expansion in the production of biofuels: From a scientific point of view, the production of biofuels from basic agricultural commodities has increased rapidly in recent years, and it is expected that this increase will continue in the future, and this is mainly due to the policies of support measures and quotas in developed countries, which in turn are due to the careful on mitigation.

What are the effects of climate change by reducing or offsetting greenhouse gas emissions, enhancing energy security by reducing dependence on oil imports, and supporting farmers by increasing demand for the crops they produce. What is the impact on food security?

Climate change and the development of bioenergy production will affect food security in its four dimensions

Availability, access, stability and use of food supplies.

Availability of food supply: The impact of climate change on food production may be on a scale however it is expected

Globally small, severe declines were observed in regions already experiencing food insecurity. Developing countries could see a decline in total potential agricultural productivity as a result of global warming. Although increased atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations are expected to have a positive effect on the yield of many crops, the nutritional quality of agricultural products may not increase in line with higher yields.

In conclusion I want to say that if I give free rein to my thoughts on this topic, I need more and more pages, and I hope that I have succeeded in presenting the topic in an interesting way.

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Comments (9)

  • tom Tom @ Topical Talk
    07 Oct 2021

    Do you think that people who work in agriculture are getting their voiced heard on climate change? If not, how can we amplify their voices?

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  • British Council.jpg supportive_tradition | Rafah Prep (B) Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    07 Oct 2021

    Unfortunately I want to tell you sir, as per my view of our life at present, that they do not care much about who works in agriculture because they think that their opinion is the most important and that farmers have no importance due to the severe shortage of equipment, laboratories and devices needed for farming and lack of researchers and trainers To cover the required agricultural areas as well as weak infrastructure. Weakness of agricultural and food activities, which led to the reluctance of many to work in the field of agriculture and the weakness of cooperative and collective work.
    Their voices can be amplified. I suggest that we form support groups for farmers and the agricultural sector, and that banks continue to step up their efforts to expand climate-smart agricultural practices. And the strengthening of the agricultural field that is sensitive to climate change, and then can represent our capacity. I can also work in the future to buy and sell through an online application while ensuring the quality and authenticity of the goods.

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    1. British Council.jpg healthy_antelope | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
      supportive_tradition's comment 21 Oct 2021

      When the role of an individual in the state is ignored when facing an issue, we have to pay attention to him, we have to publish it as an issue on social media, Especially Twitter, where we can lead the trend, and thus it will become a widespread issue,you can also make objections to the municipalities in your city, And we have to support the farmer himself so that he is able to demand his rights out loud, by buying products from him and ignoring the products marketed by people affiliated with the government,So that the government realizes that there are important voices and opinions buried, and to make them realize that the government will only be supported when it supports the people and important roles in the issue of climate change

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      1. British Council.jpg supportive_tradition | Rafah Prep (B) Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
        healthy_antelope's comment 21 Oct 2021

        Your words are 100% correct.
        But let me tell you that we must raise our voices and take them to the state, because today's generation has so far largely failed to uphold justice in the world and preserve the planet. My generation and I must take responsibility for making sure that we do not betray the future of humanity and love nature as we love ourselves.
        People may think that we are young and not aware of the dangers and reality of climate change. But we see its effects in our daily lives.
        And I think we are the last generation that can end climate change. We can and will do so by calling on governments to take greater action to combat climate change.
        Through education, technology, science or law, and from everywhere we leverage our skills to speak out about climate action and act on the climate crisis.
        As we do now within our project, it contains and works to develop our ideas and innovations about the climate and raise our voice and work to find effective solutions to solve the global climate crisis and exploit this method to amplify the voices of farmers and other individuals and urge to listen to their views and points of view because it may be very effective in mitigating thesephenomenon.

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  • British Council.jpg appreciative_pear | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    07 Oct 2021

    Climate change is already affecting agriculture and these effects appear unevenly across the world. It is also likely that future climate change will negatively affect crop production. It is also likely that climate change will increase the risk of food insecurity for some vulnerable groups such as the poor. Both food and agriculture have to follow suit. Rising temperatures, changes in rainfall, fluctuating weather patterns, and the spread of pests and diseases caused by climate change threaten agricultural production and undermine global food security. The world’s population is also increasing. To meet their needs, agriculture and the food system must adapt to the negative effects of climate change. To become more resilient, productive and sustainable

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  • British Council.jpg appreciative_pear | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    11 Oct 2021

    Climate change affects the agricultural sectors in many ways that differ from one region to another. For example, climate change increases temperatures and precipitation variability, reduces the predictability of seasonal weather patterns, increases the frequency and severity of extreme weather events, floods and tropical cyclones, and some regions are expected to face prolonged waves and droughts and shortages. In water, climate change may affect crops and food security, and the effects of climate directives on crop production appear to be observed

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  • British Council.jpg active_raisin | Faujdarhat Cadet College | Bangladesh
    12 Oct 2021

    Agricultural development today is heavily dependent on technology and innovation.
    Many developing countries are following these innovation trends such as using chemical fertilizers, urban agriculture, vertical farming etc. but many new technologies such as tractors and automated thrashers are harmful for the environment . Chemical fertilizers are heavily polluting adjacent water bodies. How can we maximize production and minimize environmental degradation at the same time?

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  • British Council.jpg blissful_measurement | Rimal Prep Girls School C | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    19 Oct 2021

    I think that the farmers' voices are not heard, because if they were audible, the situation would be different. The official thinks that his voice is more important and this is wrong. Why?
    Because the official does not know what the farmer faces and what challenges he faces to produce these crops
    For example, the state must run courses for unemployed youth to learn how to farm and its importance to nature and to humans, so that it reduces the unemployment rate and increases the quality and cultivation of crops.
    Or, for example, for countries that have drought, the state must provide agricultural land on the coastal side in order to make it easier for them to continue their work
    From it increases the labor force and from it increases the income and increases the economy of the state

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