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Adaptation postcard-calendar 2015

Resilient food and agricultural systems for urban populations in Caracas, Venezuela

Urban areas that are vulnerable to climate change impacts may face challenges in ensuring citizens have adequate access to safe food and water supplies. Adaptive local responses can include support for urban and peri-urban agriculture, green roofs, and local farmers' markets. In Caracas, Venezuela, urban and peri-urban agriculture is improving the nutrition and livelihoods of poor families. (FAO, 2004)
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