Agriculture needs “significant transformation” – FAO report

16 December, 2010 by (comments)

A new FAO report calls for “significant transformation” of agriculture in developing countries to tackle the inter-related problems of climate change and food security. For a quick overview, see New Agriculturist. CIAT will play a key role in helping small farmers rising to these kinds of challenges, by leading the recently-launched CGIAR Climate Change Research Program, unveiled in Cancun,Read More …

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Climate change photo stories are now online

1 December, 2010 by (comments)

Farmer testimonials highlight the challenge of adapting agriculture to two degrees of global warming You hear a lot about “two degrees” nowadays. Conventional wisdom has it that if the international community can contain global temperature rises to within two degrees Celsius by 2050, it can prevent “runaway” global warming that can never be reined back in. But agricuture is highlyRead More …

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