The long-term warming trend has continued in 2018, with the average global temperature set to be the fourth highest on record. The 20 warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, with the top four in the past four years, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
The State of Food and Agriculture,one of FAO's major annual flagship publications, aims at bringing to a wider audience balanced science-based assessments of important issues in the field of food and agriculture. Each edition of the report contains a comprehensive, yet easily accessible, overview of a selected topic of major relevance for rural and agriculture development and for global food security.
The second meeting of the Task Force on Displacement took place on 13-14 September 2018, in Bonn, Germany. The aim of the meeting was to finalize the "recommendations for integrated approaches to avert, minimize and address displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change” as mandated by COP21.