Climate “hotspots” put hundreds of millions at risk

2 June, 2011 by (comments)

A five-year global climate change research program led by CIAT has just published a major report into the expected global warming “hotspots” – and the news is not good for farmers in the the tropics. The report, released today by the CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Research Program (CCAFS), predicts that those in South Asia, including almost allRead More …

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Filed Under: Climate Change, Latin America and the Caribbean, Regions

World Food Prices: What the news served up in May

2 June, 2011 by (comments)

The last month was a busy one for those of you following world food prices. Here’s a quick overview in case you missed anything: Oxfam predicted that world food prices will increase by between 120% and 180% by 2030, in their Growing a better future report, released this week. This will mainly be the result of crop yields notRead More …

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Filed Under: Crops @en