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Global Temperatures In April Tied For The Hottest On Record

Global Temperatures In April Tied For The Hottest On Record | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
“ A woman walks to get water near Gauhati, Assam, India in April. Rising temperatures coupled with scanty rainfall are badly affecting farmers in many parts of this north-eastern state.”
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Farmers could cut emissions while boosting production - SciDev.Net

Farmers could cut emissions while boosting production - SciDev.Net | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
Using updated practices can cut greenhouse gas emissions and save livestock farmers money, says FAO report.
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10 reasons to invest bigger and better in agriculture in Africa | Oxfam International Blogs

10 reasons to invest bigger and better in agriculture in Africa | Oxfam International Blogs | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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IHAV Conference 2014- Creating an Agribusiness Revolution With Africa's Youth.

IHAV Conference 2014- Creating an Agribusiness Revolution With Africa's Youth. | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
  DEADLINE- May 24 2014 Conference IHAV conference is a project-based conference which will gather from across the globe, 100 outstanding and innovative African youth visionaries and 10 inspir...
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Writing About Food Security? Say It With Pictograms! - Ecosystem Marketplace

Writing About Food Security? Say It With Pictograms! - Ecosystem Marketplace | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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Writing About Food Security? Say It With Pictograms!

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'Food security an immediate priority for GCC' says UAE Minister Of ...

'Food security an immediate priority for GCC' says UAE Minister Of ... | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
HE Dr. Rashid Ahmed Mohammed Bin Fahad to Address Inaugural World Food Security Summit - a Gulfood Leaders Event.

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Cargill: Three ways to create a food secure world

Cargill: Three ways to create a food secure world | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
As far as global feed company Cargill is concerned, there are three major areas in which the company can make a difference with regard to themes as sustainability and helping to feed the world, explained Todd B.
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Increasing Public Investment in Africa's Agriculture - World Bank Group

Increasing Public Investment in Africa's Agriculture - World Bank Group | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
World Bank Group Increasing Public Investment in Africa's Agriculture World Bank Group WASHINGTON, October 13, 2013—How can Africa boost agricultural productivity and increase public investments in a sector that employs as much as 70% of the...

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Map: These are the cities that climate change will hit first

Map: These are the cities that climate change will hit first | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
New York and D.C. will hit the climate change tipping point in 2047 – just 34 years from now.

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RECYCLINGPORTAL - UK report highlights radical change needed to tackle avoidable food waste

RECYCLINGPORTAL - UK report highlights radical change needed to tackle avoidable food waste | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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...it aims to provide to provide the most appropriate solution for disseminating agricultural information, as internet connectivity & accessibility is still limited in many part of the world. #ICT4Ag

...it aims to provide to provide the most appropriate solution for disseminating agricultural information, as internet connectivity & accessibility is still limited in many part of the world. #ICT4Ag | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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Dangote Set to Invest $600m in Sugarcane Production in Three States - New Issues Magazine

Dangote Set to Invest $600m in Sugarcane Production in Three States - New Issues Magazine | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
Aliko Dangote   The investment drive of the Kwara State Government has yielded more dividends as the President, Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has pledged that his company
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“We are looking at establishing two sugar factories in Sokoto and two in Kebbi State on 120,000 hectares of land,” Dangote

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Workshop on Food Security for Healthy Life held in Sikkim | iSikkim

Workshop on Food Security for Healthy Life held in Sikkim | iSikkim | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
In an effort to comply with the National Nutrition Policy, a State level Workshop on “Food security for healthy life” on 7th September, 2013,
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News: Climate change a threat to security, food and humankind - IPCC report (2014)

News: Climate change a threat to security, food and humankind - IPCC report (2014) | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
A United Nations report raised the threat of climate change to a whole new level on Monday, warning of sweeping consequences to life and livelihood. The report from the UN's intergovernmental panel on climate change concluded that climate change was already having effects in real time – melting sea ice and thawing permafrost in the Arctic, killing off coral reefs in the oceans, and leading to heat waves, heavy rains and mega-disasters. And the worst was yet to come. Climate change posed a threat to global food stocks, and to human security, the blockbuster report said. The warning signs about climate change and extreme weather events have been accumulating over time. But this report struck out on relatively new ground by drawing a clear line connecting climate change to food scarcity, and conflict. The report said climate change had already cut into the global food supply. Global crop yields were beginning to decline – especially for wheat – raising doubts as to whether production could keep up with population growth. “It has now become evident in some parts of the world that the green revolution has reached a plateau,” Pachauri said. The future looks even more grim. Under some scenarios, climate change could lead to dramatic drops in global wheat production as well as reductions in maize. "Climate change is acting as a brake. We need yields to grow to meet growing demand, but already climate change is slowing those yields," said Michael Oppenheimer, a Princeton professor and an author of the report.
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Sustainable food production: Facts and Figures - SciDev.Net

Sustainable food production: Facts and Figures - SciDev.Net | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
Farming must feed more people more sustainably. Zareen Bharucha looks at scientific approaches past and present.
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The whole package for Africa’s women farmers | Global Food Security blog

The whole package for Africa’s women farmers | Global Food Security blog | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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Why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security / CGIAR

Why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security / CGIAR | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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Teagasc plays a key role in international food security - Agriland

Teagasc plays a key role in international food security - Agriland | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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Teagasc recently made a submission to the International Food Security Committee to the review of Ireland's Foreign Policy and External Relations.

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PAEPARD: Research gaps to enhance the contribution of forest foods to sustainable diets

PAEPARD: Research gaps to enhance the contribution of forest foods to sustainable diets | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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Google Lat Long: Mapping the world’s deforestation over time

Google Lat Long: Mapping the world’s deforestation over time | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
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The role of aquaponics in food production: prepping for a sustainable future - Blue and Green Tomorrow

The role of aquaponics in food production: prepping for a sustainable future - Blue and Green Tomorrow | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
"Aquaponics – A farming method that is somewhat unorthodox and relatively uncommon in today’s shifting conditions, but at the same time symbolises a great deal of significance and represents a very intriguing prospect." (more)
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What Does ‘Intensification’ of Agricultural Production Look Like at Landscape Scale?

What Does ‘Intensification’ of Agricultural Production Look Like at Landscape Scale? | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it

Wednesday’s post from Professor Joern Fischer provided some background on agricultural intensification, benefits and pitfalls, and a movement toward “sustainability.” In particular, he noted how landscape scale adds complexity to intensifying practices, but also helps build resilience. 


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Report on status of agriculture in Africa has been unveiled

Report on status of agriculture in Africa has been unveiled | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
The first edition of this annual publication provides up-to-date information to help these nations boost food security
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"African governments should invest more in the periodic collection of [agricultural] information because such data can help plan for increasing food security," report

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Agrifood chain toolkit conference - researchers and practitioners unpack value chain analysis

Agrifood chain toolkit conference - researchers and practitioners unpack value chain analysis | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
The CGIAR research programs on ‘Livestock and fish’, and ‘Policies, Institutions and Markets’ recently joined forces to bring together nearly 60 participants interested in value chain analysis. Mee...
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Nigeria: FG makes available N15 Billion cheap funds to farmers

Nigeria: FG makes available N15 Billion cheap funds to farmers | Agriculture, Climate & Food security | Scoop.it
The Federal Government has approved the grant of fifteen Billion Naira (N15 Billion) to the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), to be provided to farmers at single digit interest rate for the 2013 farming s...
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