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Cities: Cities new frontiers for eco-battles - Cape Argus

Cities: Cities new frontiers for eco-battles - Cape Argus | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

CITIES are the world’s environmental battlefield where the struggle to achieve global sustainability will be won or lost, says Kobie Brand, regional director of the African chapter of Iclei.

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South Africa: South Africa's farmers struggle to cope with changing climate - AlertNet

South Africa: South Africa's farmers struggle to cope with changing climate - AlertNet | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

The dun maize fields at Vusi Mlozi’s farm in Sopisfonteng, in South Africa’s Senekal district, offer a possible warning about the future of agriculture in the country.  Spread over a vast 30 hectares, the farm is baked by a scorching sun and starved of water, the plants parched and nearly dead. A severe drought in central South African has rendered reservoirs temporarily unusable, devastated farm fields and made drinking water scarce.

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Event/South Africa: Plan farms for climate change: Minister

Event/South Africa: Plan farms for climate change: Minister | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

Adapting agriculture in Africa to accommodate drastic climate changes will reap benefits for future food security and the poor, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

"Food security is important to Africa's economy as it impacts heavily on a country's poverty alleviation and sustainable development plans," she said at an African ministerial meeting on climate change in Johannesburg.

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UNFCCC: Africa Keen to Ensure Kyoto Protocol Survives - IPS ipsnews.net

UNFCCC: Africa Keen to Ensure Kyoto Protocol Survives - IPS ipsnews.net | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it
Durban should not be the burial ground for the Kyoto Protocol, says Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, about his expectations from the 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change happening in his hometown...
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