Loss of food production

Climate change poses significant challenges to food production in Te Moananui Oceania, impacting agricultural systems, fisheries, and aquaculture across the region in various ways. The loss of food production capacity exacerbates food insecurity and malnutrition in the region, particularly among Indigenous communities, subsistence farmers and fishers, and coastal communities. Many Te Moananui Oceania communities rely heavily on local food systems and local ecosystems for sustenance and livelihood. The following nature-based solutions may be useful to address loss of food production capacity.