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The Global Food Security Index 2014: An annual measure of the state of global food security | The Economist

The Global Food Security Index 2014: An annual measure of the state of global food security | The Economist | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Global Food Security Index considers the core issues of affordability, availability, and quality across a set of 109 countries. Learn more.
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Let's change the food security conversation on aquaculture - Devex

Let's change the food security conversation on aquaculture - Devex | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“Let's change the food security conversation on aquaculture Devex In many parts of the developing world, aquaculture has been touted for quite some time as an excellent way to advance food security, especially in communities lacking a sustainable...”
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Drought resistant rice key to food security

Drought resistant rice key to food security | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“Latest Kenyan farmer & farming news featuring Agriscience news, Agronomic, and Market trends.”
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The Violence of Climate Change in Egypt

The Violence of Climate Change in Egypt | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“ In the midst of the revolutionary battles of recent years, it is easy not to notice that climate change is fundamentally changing the Middle East and North Africa we live in. This gradual transformation, much of it already inevitable, threatens ...”
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North East can become world's largest organic producer: Vijay Kumar Singh - The Economic Times

North East can become world's largest organic producer: Vijay Kumar Singh - The Economic Times | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“ "However, farmers here do not know what organic is.”
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North East #India has the potential to be the mecca of #organic farms
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Climate change signals the end of Australian shiraz as we know it

Climate change signals the end of Australian shiraz as we know it | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it

HOBART Tasmania (Reuters) - Young Australian vintner Nick Glaetzer's winemaking-steeped family thought he was crazy when he abandoned the Barossa Valley - the hot, dry region that is home to the country's (Climate change signals the end of Australian...

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Making Agriculture Cool - Imperial Valley News

Making Agriculture Cool - Imperial Valley News | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
Making Agriculture Cool
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Washington, DC - Agriculture has an image problem. Simply put, for the majority of the world's youth, agriculture simply isn't seen as being “cool” or attractive.
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Importance of food security in spotlight - Gulf Daily News

Importance of food security in spotlight - Gulf Daily News | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
Importance of food security in spotlight
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The minister pointed out the importance of co-operation between the private sector and the government in ensuring food security and meeting the needs of consumers.
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Group Representing Half A Billion Christians Says It Will No Longer Support Fossil Fuels

Group Representing Half A Billion Christians Says It Will No Longer Support Fossil Fuels | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
A large umbrella group of churches representing more than half a billion Christians worldwide announced Thursday that it would pull all of its investments in fossil fuels, saying it had determined the investments were no longer ethical.

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Climate sceptics are losing their grip - gulfnews.com

Climate sceptics are losing their grip - gulfnews.com | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“gulfnews.com Climate sceptics are losing their grip gulfnews.com One was the publication of the President's Climate Action Plan last month. This plan covers mitigation, adaptation and global cooperation.”
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Africa and China Agriculture: The New Breadbasket? – The Plate: Mary Beth Albright

Africa and China Agriculture: The New Breadbasket? – The Plate: Mary Beth Albright | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“While America’s great food debate rages on—Organic? Sustainable? Traceable? Local?—mass agriculture’s technological future might not lie in our hands at all, but in the potential new-breadbasket al...”
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Hopefully land tenure isnt compromised.
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FAO Assesses Adaptation by Malawian Farmers - IISD Reporting Services

FAO Assesses Adaptation by Malawian Farmers - IISD Reporting Services | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“FAO Assesses Adaptation by Malawian Farmers IISD Reporting Services The working paper, titled 'Climate Variability, Adaptation Strategies and Food Security in Malawi,' published under the FAO's Economics and Policy Innovations for Climate-Smart...”
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Glad to see CSA practices expand globally esp through UN programs. Climate Smart Agriculture is vital not only from the climate perspective but also from the revenue perspective. Increased productivity means increased incomes and that takes us closer to the MDGs.
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Agriculture: The Surprising Leading Contributor to Pollution

“Agriculture: The Surprising Leading Contributor to Pollution For related articles and information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page, Millions Against Monsanto page, Agriculture and Climate page, and our Organic Transitions page.”
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Researchers tackle link between climate change and public health - The Guardian

Researchers tackle link between climate change and public health - The Guardian | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Guardian Researchers tackle link between climate change and public health The Guardian Climate change may threaten Australians' livelihoods, affect the viability of communities and put pressure on social stability, the co-chairman of a...
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Habilitation des agriculteurs à faire face au c...

Habilitation des agriculteurs à faire face au c... | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is crucial in the fight against hunger and poverty and essential for the achievement of Millennium Development Goals 1 and 7.”
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#Climate Change Skeptics Could Reach Catastroph...

#Climate Change Skeptics Could Reach Catastroph... | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“WASHINGTON—In a worrying development that could have dire implications for the health of the planet, a report published Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency suggests that the number of climate change skeptics could reach catastrophic...”
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Top 6 ways we'll beat climate change (number 1 will surprise you!) | Decarboni.se

Top 6 ways we'll beat climate change (number 1 will surprise you!) | Decarboni.se | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
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#Renewable is the way forward
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North East can become world's largest organic producer: Vijay Kumar Singh - The Economic Times

North East can become world's largest organic producer: Vijay Kumar Singh - The Economic Times | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
"However, farmers here do not know what organic is.
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This was mentioned by PM Modi in his inaugural address in the lower house of the Indian Parliament as well. Seems like NE will get some focus.  

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MEKANIKAL: S. Shimamura brings industrial farming indoors, improves yield 100-fold

MEKANIKAL: S. Shimamura brings industrial farming indoors, improves yield 100-fold | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it

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The link between climate change, food security and resource tenure - Devex

The link between climate change, food security and resource tenure - Devex | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
The link between climate change, food security and resource tenure
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Like so many of us who have worked our entire careers on environmental and food security issues, I was shocked by the dramatic transformations in the landscape.
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Return of Polar Vortex Stirs Debate on Climate Change - Newsmax.com

Return of Polar Vortex Stirs Debate on Climate Change - Newsmax.com | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
Return of Polar Vortex Stirs Debate on Climate Change Newsmax.com While more study is certainly needed, I have been increasingly impressed by the growing body of evidence supporting the hypothesis that climate change may lead to more persistent...
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The Best And Worst Countries For Food Security - Co.Exist

The Best And Worst Countries For Food Security - Co.Exist | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“The Best And Worst Countries For Food Security Co.Exist There is good and bad news about food security within the Economist Intelligence Unit's latest Global Food Security Index". On the good side, 70% of countries became more food secure last year.”
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Africa’s big gender gap in agriculture #AfricaBigIdeas

Africa’s big gender gap in agriculture #AfricaBigIdeas | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“Women are less productive farmers than men in Sub-Saharan Africa.”
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CU-Boulder engineering prof: Prepare infrastructure for climate change - The Daily Camera

CU-Boulder engineering prof: Prepare infrastructure for climate change - The Daily Camera | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“CU-Boulder engineering prof: Prepare infrastructure for climate change The Daily Camera Chinowsky and his students in the Climate and Civil Systems Lab at CU developed the first version of the model when he was approached by alarmed officials in...”
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Whale poop might help fight climate change

Whale poop might help fight climate change | Agriculture - Risk Mitigation and Adaptation due to Climate Change | Scoop.it
“Biologists say the majestic swimmers' "pump" mechanism filters the oceans of carbon.”
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Unusually interesting...
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