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Scientists tap climate knowledge to spur regional farming practices - Technology |monitor.co.ug

Scientists tap climate knowledge to spur regional farming practices - Technology |monitor.co.ug | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it


Scientists have issued an analysis of East Africa’s future climate as the first step in a new programme that will help farmers grow crops that will best thrive in the changed weather conditions 20 years from now, a new study has shown.
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climate smart agriculture

climate smart agriculture | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
One thing that did emerge was the promotion of something called climate-smart agriculture. The basic idea is to 1) increase agricultural production, 2) strengthen farmer resilience to climate change (“adaptation”) and 3) ...
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Climate change adaptation options for Australian agriculture (Publication - Technical)

Climate change adaptation options for Australian agriculture (Publication - Technical) | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Australian agricultural sector is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change but has many options and opportunities to adapt, according to this report from CSIRO.

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Rising Food Prices - Nearly One Billion Go to Bed Hungry

Put Food First - Every day nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry. Rising and volatile food prices are causing pain and suffering for poor people around th...
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MSU researchers help African farmers cope with climate change | MSU News | Michigan State University

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A team of Michigan State University researchers secured a $700,000 grant to help farmers in Zambia and Kenya overcome the challenges faced from changes in climate.
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Pig farmers to benefit from carbon scheme - Ninemsn

Pig farmers to benefit from carbon scheme - Ninemsn | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
ABC LocalPig farmers to benefit from carbon schemeNinemsnFederal Agriculture Minister Senator Joe Ludwig and climate change parliamentary secretary Mark Dreyfus visited a pig farm at Grantham, west of Brisbane, on Thursday,to explain how it works.
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Climate Change Lessons from Africa | Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming

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With altered genes, plants adjust to climate - The Brown Daily Herald

With altered genes, plants adjust to climateThe Brown Daily HeraldNewly discovered links between a plant's genetic variations and climate change may reduce the agriculture industry's reliance on pesticide use, according to a paper by researchers in...
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Water use rising faster than world population

Water use rising faster than world population | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Like oil in the 20th century, water could well be the essential commodity on which the 21st century will turn.Human beings have depended on access to water since the earliest days...
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Adapting to Climate Change: Salt-Tolerant Biofuel Crops Could Turn Saline Soil Back Into Cultivable Land

Adapting to Climate Change: Salt-Tolerant Biofuel Crops Could Turn Saline Soil Back Into Cultivable Land | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Image: IRRI Images As salinization impacts agriculture around the world—another effect of climate change that will hit already-vulnerable places and people the hardest—farmers, small-scale farmers in particular, have to figure out how to adapt.
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Climate compatible agriculture – a smart approach to poverty ...

Climate compatible agriculture – a smart approach to poverty ... | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Recognising the challenges and opportunities around agriculture and climate change, African Ministers of Agriculture met in South Africa in September to push for action on Climate Smart Agriculture. With the forthcoming ...
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Biodiversity Expert Vandana Shiva calls for Organic Farming as ...

Biodiversity Expert Vandana Shiva calls for Organic Farming as ... | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
“Agricultural sustainability is the single most important factor to influence climate change.” With that statement, UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) section head Dr. Ulrich Hoffmann set the tone for a ...
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Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Livelihood

Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Livelihood | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Livelihood http://t.co/t6o11Q6 #environment...
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Organic Agriculture: Organic Agriculture Home

Organic Agriculture: Organic Agriculture Home | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
FAO has released an e-book on organic agriculture and climate change mitigation http://t.co/Sy8uEWSX @FAOnews @FAOclimate...
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GSDRC: Climate change adaptation

GSDRC: Climate change adaptation | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Updated Guide on Climate Change Adaptation: http://t.co/qfNYvLSq...

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Why Agriculture Needs to Catch Up on Climate Change Action

Why Agriculture Needs to Catch Up on Climate Change Action | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Agriculture is one of the first sectors that will be seriously affected by climate change, yet the sector is far behind in quantifying and reducing its carbon footprint.

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Can 'Climate-Smart' Agriculture Help Both Africa and the Planet? - Yale Environment 360

Can 'Climate-Smart' Agriculture Help Both Africa and the Planet? - Yale Environment 360 | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Ecosystem MarketplaceCan 'Climate-Smart' Agriculture Help Both Africa and the Planet?Yale Environment 360“Till now agriculture has been sidelined from Soils worldwide could capture as much as a billion tons of carbon annually.
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Just how much meat can eco-citizens eat? - environment - 16 November 2011 - New Scientist

Just how much meat can eco-citizens eat? - environment - 16 November 2011 - New Scientist | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
We all know we need to eat less meat ndash; here are the hard numbers...
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Climate change does not only affect agriculture and water regimes.3 It also affects urban centers, industry and human health. Urban centers and industry in Pakistan depend on hydro-power for cheap electricity due to the ...
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Climate change adaptation and mitigation: just do it | Climate ...

Climate change adaptation and mitigation: just do it | Climate ... | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Maurice's story in Kenya just goes to show what can be done on a quarter hectare of land, and how you can protect yourself from climate change whilst making agriculture a net sink for greenhouse gas emissions.
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Farming First |  Green Economy

Farming First |  Green Economy | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Nice! @JoeClimate Sustainable agriculture has huge potential to enable farmers to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
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Texas cattle ranchers adapt to climate change

Texas cattle ranchers adapt to climate change | Agriculture and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Cattle farmers in Texas are moving their herds north, to greener pastures.
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Climate change in ancient Egypt | Catastrophic Anthropogenic ...

“This project studies how agriculture, which is the basis of the ancient Egyptian culture under the Pharaohs, was first introduced in Egypt. Our theory is that a period of climate change with winter rain enabled the earliest ...
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Organic agriculture vs climate change? | Tempo - News in a Flash

Organic agriculture vs climate change?: Organic agriculture and diversified farming are the antidote to global w...
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In the world's breadbasket, climate change feeds some worry ...

“It's not the long-term climate trends,” Takle says, “It's the variability. It's the extreme events that have brought the vulnerability of agriculture to climate into the forefront. We think about, and wring our hands for awhile.” ...
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