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Publication | 11 February 2019

The Marine Advantage - Empowering coastal communities, safeguarding marine ecosystems

Global Food and Nutrition Security

Agriculture and fisheries, the backbone of food security and nutrition for coastal communities and globally, are under threat. Climate change and environmental degradation in coastal areas, including Small Island Developing States, are already affecting the natural resource base on which smallholders depend for their food security and livelihoods. Future projections outline an increasingly urgent need to help communities adapt to these changes and protect these fragile resources.