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Food waste: Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

http://www.fao.org/world-food-day/2016/home/en/ Waste less. Global food wastage emissions are almost equal to global road transport emissions. FAO i
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SOFA 2016 - Climate change, agriculture and food security

This video introduces the FAO flagship report on the State of Food and Agriculture 2016. The theme of the report is Climate Change, Agriculture and Foo
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This new data set is poised to revolutionize climate adaptation

This new data set is poised to revolutionize climate adaptation | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
By combining satellite and on-ground weather information, scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s…
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To Fight Energy Poverty, Africa Embraces Both Renewable and Non-renewable Energy

To Fight Energy Poverty, Africa Embraces Both Renewable and Non-renewable Energy | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has a soft spot for renewable energy in Africa, but its push for energy efficiency in a new ten-year plan embraces a controversial approach — all sources of energy are acceptable.
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How fortified foods can tackle hidden hunger

How fortified foods can tackle hidden hunger | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
Some 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient malnutrition. Food fortification is one low-cost solution – and it's already working.
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Up to 170 countries to sign Paris climate agreement

Up to 170 countries to sign Paris climate agreement | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
As many as 170 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal takes a key step toward entering into force years ahead of schedule.
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Climate Smart Agriculture

http://www.fao.org/climate-smart-agriculture/en/ The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Agriculture has a key role to play i
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Climate Change Hits Hard in Zambia, an African Success Story

Climate Change Hits Hard in Zambia, an African Success Story | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
Because of severe drought magnified by climate change, the Kariba Dam is generating so little juice that blackouts are hurting the nation’s businesses.
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US, China, And India Will Sign Paris Agreement April 22

US, China, And India Will Sign Paris Agreement April 22 | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
Major news on the climate change front over the past few days: the US, China, and India—largest projected emitters into the next several decades—have each agreed to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on April 22, the first day they can do so.
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These Brave, Powerful, and All-Around Amazing Women Inspire Us Every Day

These Brave, Powerful, and All-Around Amazing Women Inspire Us Every Day | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than with a little self-reflection?
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Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

http://www.fao.org/agriculture/crops/... If global population and food consumption trends continue, by 2050 the world will need 60 percent more food than i
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NutritionFacts.org | NutritionFacts.org

NutritionFacts.org | NutritionFacts.org | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it

The latest in nutrition related research delivered in easy to understand video segments brought to you by Dr. Michael Greger M.D.

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Climate change could devastate Africa. It’s already hurting this Kenyan town.

Climate change could devastate Africa. It’s already hurting this Kenyan town. | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it

The area around Lake Turkana has been drying up, endangering the lives of its poor residents.

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Food systems: Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

http://www.fao.org/world-food-day/2016/home/en/ Make food systems sustainable for a Zero Hunger Generation. FAO is helping countries to adapt agriculture t
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Malnutrition costs Ghana economy $2, 6 billion annually | West Africa

Malnutrition costs Ghana economy $2, 6 billion annually | West Africa | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
Ghana loses $2, 6 billion annually due to problems associated with poor nutrition in children, a United Nations report has revealed.
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Sustainable Agribusiness & Food Value Chains

http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/agribusiness-development/en/ Small-scale producers provide over 70% of the world’s food needs, while agribusinesses are one of th
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Make farming a rewarding career for Africa's youth

Make farming a rewarding career for Africa's youth | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo argues that African agriculture needs innovation and the youth.
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Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns

Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
The Middle East, north Africa, central Asia and south Asia due to suffer biggest economic hit from water scarcity as climate change takes hold, report finds
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Rwanda's Model Green Village - a Sustainable Development Incarnation - UNEP

Rwanda's Model Green Village - a Sustainable Development Incarnation - UNEP | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
Government policies, supported by a UNEP-UNDP Initiative lift a Rwandan village out of poverty through clean technology
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The inside story of the Paris climate agreement

The inside story of the Paris climate agreement | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
What would you do if your job was to save the planet?
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FAO - News Article: FAO’s leader addresses UN Security Council on food and farming’s role amid conflicts

FAO - News Article: FAO’s leader addresses UN Security Council on food and farming’s role amid conflicts | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
RT @grazianodasilva: No #peace without #foodsecurity. That is the idea I shared with the #UNSC today: https://t.co/wUKUiBPWuz #ZeroHunger h…
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Women in the Developing World Are Key to Global Food Security, but They Are Overlooked

Women in the Developing World Are Key to Global Food Security, but They Are Overlooked | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
In the developing world, women make up 43% of the agricultural workforce, and will suffer the most as climate change triggers food shortages.
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Why climate change is a threat to human rights

Why climate change is a threat to human rights | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it
Climate change is unfair. While rich countries can fight against rising oceans and dying farm fields, poor people around the world are already having their lives upended -- and their human rights threatened -- by killer storms, starvation and the...
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10 TED Talks on climate change

10 TED Talks on climate change | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it

We still have a lot to learn about climate change, about why it's happening and what that means. But one thing is clear: It's real, alright. These talks provide a primer on the issue of our times.

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Tech Billionaires Team Up to Take On Climate Change Ahead of UN

Tech Billionaires Team Up to Take On Climate Change Ahead of UN | African Agriculture Food and Nutrition Security | Scoop.it

The Breakthrough Energy Coalition will fund clean energy companies in a range of industries.

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