GECAFSGlobal Environmental Change and Food Systems
|Type of Structure:||program|
|Duration :||2002 to 2011 COMPLETED|
|Contact Address:||Dr. John Ingram
GECAFS International Project Office
Environmental Change Inst.
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3QY
Phone: +44 (0)1865 285175
FAX: +44 (0)1865 285534
General information and objectivesGECAFS is one of four Joint Projects on Global Sustainability Issues of IGBP, WCRP, IHDP and DIVERSITAS
The GECAFS goal is to determine strategies to cope with the impacts of Global Environmental Change on food provision and to analyse the environmental and societal consequences of adaptation.
GECAFS fundamental questions are:
- How will global environmental change affect the vulnerability of food systems in different regions?
- How can food systems be adapted to cope with global environmental change and improve food security?
- How will various adaptation options feedback on environmental and socioeconomic conditions?
For further details, link to the GECAFS Home Page
Last update: 6/7/13
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)