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Revisiting Climate and the Food Supply

Revisiting Climate and the Food Supply | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it
A forecast for wheat production in Europe could serve as a model of the kind of research that is needed to clarify climate-related risks to agriculture worldwide and to guide society toward strategies for coping.
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A New Study Connects the Effects of El Nino to Civil War - Ecocentric

A New Study Connects the Effects of El Nino to Civil War - Ecocentric | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it
For several years now, a few academics have been fighting a civil war over the possible effects of climate and global warming on, well, civil war.
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Cultivating Knowledge and Crops: Women Are Key to Sustainable Agricultural Development | Nourishing the Planet

Cultivating Knowledge and Crops: Women Are Key to Sustainable Agricultural Development | Nourishing the Planet | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

Despite the challenging circumstances that women in developing countries face, important innovations in communications and organizing are helping women play a key role in the fight against hunger and poverty.

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Jim Hansen on Food Security in East Africa

In this interview, climate and food security expert Jim Hansen lays out the root causes of food insecurity in East Africa.
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Putting food security on a path towards resilience - AlertNet

Putting food security on a path towards resilience - AlertNet | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

Investing in agricultural research could help prevent the next famine in the Horn of Africa" says the CGIAR Consortium's Lloyd Le Page

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Scholar to host online seminar on food security - Daily Nation

Harvard academic Prof Calestous Juma will host an online seminar on his newly published book The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa that seeks to offer new solutions to persistent food challenges on the continent.

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Climate change and poverty reduction

Climate change and poverty reduction | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

A new CDKN briefing guide, ‘Climate Change and Poverty Reduction’ by Simon Anderson of IIED, explores how climate change is making it increasingly difficult to achieve and sustain development goals.

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New Agriculturist: News brief - Multiple pest and disease outbreaks threaten cassava

New Agriculturist: News brief - Multiple pest and disease outbreaks threaten cassava | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

Combined outbreaks of pests and diseases in some of the world's major cassava producing zones could lead to a collapse in production, threatening food security in developing countries, finds new CIAT research.

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Opinion: The Water Deficit and the future of farming | The Scientist

Opinion: The Water Deficit and the future of farming | The Scientist | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

Current farming practices draw too much of the world’s freshwater supplies to be sustainable. A change is needed to support growing agricultural demand, says David Molden of IWMI

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