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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