Incorporating climate change considerations into agricultural investment programmes. A guidance document
This publication is a guidance document with: (i) references to information (e.g. documents, tools and information systems) available in FAO and other agencies which is relevant to agricultural and rural development projects or programmes; and (ii) guidance on rapid assessments, possible options and good practices for mitigation, adaptation and disaster risk reduction (DRR). The document is organized as follows: an introductory section (Chapter 1), followed by Chapter 2 which describes the basics of climate change adaptation and mitigation in the agricultural sectors; Chapter 3 suggests approaches and procedures for incorporating climate change considerations into all project/programme stages: conceptualization, preparation, supervision and evaluation; and Chapter 4 briefly describes some options for financing climate change activities. The Annexes offer summary information and pointers/links to more substantial documents or Web sites where they are already available.