La seguridad alimentaria en riesgo: el cambio climático está golpeando a los más pobres más fuerte

El cambio climático está golpeando más fuerte a los más pobres

Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan has called for making country’s agriculture sector adapt to changing weather patterns caused by global warming.

In a press release issued on Sunday, the minister said growing risk of climate change-induced natural disasters was most likely to aggravate state of poverty in the Asia-Pacific region.

“The best viable way to tackle poverty in the region is to help people, particularly farmers, adapt to changing weather patterns caused by climate-altering global warming.”

Boosting adaptation in climate-sensitive agriculture, water, livestock, fisheries and forest sectors in the Asia-Pacific region, which is home to two thirds (743 million) of the world’s total extremely poor people, has become indispensable to abate economic inequality as mostly the poor bear the brunt of natural disasters, Khan suggested.

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