The frequency and severity of different climate-related disasters have risen over the last couple of decades, while increasing the damage to the agricultural sector. Especially affected are the developing countries, where agriculture is the main source of income for the majority of the population.
FAO has released two reports that analyse the connection between climate change and agriculture. The first focuses on the climate change caused weather disasters, as one of the main causes of food insecurity. It analyses the damages and the economic impact of disasters over the last 10 years. The other report analyses the role of agriculture countries see the sector playing in their climate action strategies for the next decades, the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs).