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Targets for climate change missed

Targets for climate change missed | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Scotland has failed to meet its climate change targets for the second consecutive year, new figures show.
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Amazon deforestation reduced by nearly 84% - Brazil - Rappler

Amazon deforestation reduced by nearly 84% - Brazil - Rappler | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
NEWS.com.au Amazon deforestation reduced by nearly 84% - Brazil Rappler A member of the Public Security National Force --a national police elite unit-- walks through on the Amazonic forest reserve of Trairao, west of Para state, northern Brazil,...
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What is Sustainable Agriculture

What is Sustainable Agriculture | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Answering what is sustainable agriculture is difficult because the concept of what is sustainable agriculture ,,, (Answering what is sustainable agriculture is difficult because the concept of what is sustainable agriculture ,,,
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Fight Deforestation, Fight Climate Change | Rainforest Alliance

Fight Deforestation, Fight Climate Change | Rainforest Alliance | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @RnfrstAlliance: Deforestation = 20% of global carbon emissions. Fight Deforestation, Fight Climate Change http://t.co/y81Z16lsAC
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Agriculture gains 100% - The New Age Online

Agriculture gains 100% - The New Age Online | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Agriculture gains 100% The New Age Online “Our priorities for 2013/14 include support of 200 or more small holder farmers, co-operatives including a climate smart agricultural kenaf project and commercial farmers with access to markets, extension...
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Climate Change and Least Developed Countries: A...

Climate Change and Least Developed Countries: A... | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The needs of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) haven't traditionally been addressed in climate negotiations. Successful market instruments have benefited emerging economies rather than LDCs like Nepal.
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UGANDA | Karamoja: Impact of Climate Change on Grassroots Women

UGANDA | Karamoja: Impact of Climate Change on Grassroots Women | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

Women are not helpless victims, they are powerful agents of change and their leadership is critical. A gender equality pespective is essential when discussing policy development, decision-making, and strategies to mitigation and adaptation.

 

AWARE UGANDA (Action for women and Awakening in Rural Environment) was formed in 1989 by a group of local rural women of Kaabong District in Karamoja region, a semi-desert region in the North East of Uganda, bordering South Sudan and Kenya.


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Brazil rainforest deforestation leads to seed shrinkage - BBC News

Brazil rainforest deforestation leads to seed shrinkage - BBC News | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
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Brazil rainforest deforestation leads to seed shrinkage
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The destruction of tropical rainforests is having an even greater impact on the environment than was previously thought, a study suggests.
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Shocking: Before And After Pictures Of How Climate Change Is Destroying The Earth

Shocking:  Before And After Pictures Of How Climate Change Is Destroying The Earth | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

May 21, 2013 Business Insider

Man-made climate change is ruining the planet, and here are the before and after pictures that prove it... http://www.businessinsider.com/climate-change-before-and-after-photos-2013-5?op=1

 


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Climate smart agriculture

An overview of climate-smart agriculture concept from FAO (Climate smart agriculture on @slideshare http://t.co/bz56fss3JH)
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Five Ways Food and Agriculture Can Promote Sustainable Water Use and Protect Biodiversity

Five Ways Food and Agriculture Can Promote Sustainable Water Use and Protect Biodiversity | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Today, Food Tank celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity with five ways to support healthy, diverse ecosystems and sustainable water supplies. (Happy International Day for Biological diversity!
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Rapid drop in Lake Malawi's water levels drives down fish stocks

Rapid drop in Lake Malawi's water levels drives down fish stocks | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
1.5m people depend on lake for food – including popular Chambo fish – and Malawians are alarmed at decline in stocks (Climate Change News: Rapid drop in Lake Malawi's water levels drives down fish stocks: 1.5m people depend on l...
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Empowering communities to combat deforestation

Empowering communities to combat deforestation | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

Empowering Communities To Combat Deforestation

 


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Food security and sustainable farming are two sides of the same coin - Business Standard

Food security and sustainable farming are two sides of the same coin - Business Standard | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Food security and sustainable farming are two sides of the same coin
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Food security is a complex socio-economic issue, intricately linked to human health and sustainable economic development.
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Farming the Future with Conservation Agriculture

The Brazilian Sustainable Land Management Experience (Conservation Agriculture) (RT @JosBenites: Conservation Agriculture is the Best Sustainable Land Management Experience
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Impact of Deforestation On Development (I) - AllAfrica.com

Impact of Deforestation On Development (I) - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Impact of Deforestation On Development (I)
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MANY people interpret deforestation in different ways. One such meaning describes it as progressive removal of trees from woodland without requisite regeneration.
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Bonn Climate Change Conference 3-14 June 2013 | World Agroforestry Centre

Bonn Climate Change Conference 3-14 June 2013 | World Agroforestry Centre | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Research centre (aka ICRAF) putting trees on farms to raise farmers� incomes and reduce poverty, working between agriculture and forestry (RT @CIFOR_forests: RT @icraf: Sustainable biofuels for the poor and the environment.
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Sustainable agriculture will provide food security (Your view) - The Birmingham News - al.com

Sustainable agriculture will provide food security (Your view) - The Birmingham News - al.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Sustainable agriculture will provide food security (Your view)
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The traditional brand of conventional industrial agriculture is not the best path toward our future.
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Atlas highlights diversity of African soils for agriculture and more

Atlas highlights diversity of African soils for agriculture and more | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
International experts say they've created a Soil Atlas of Africa to help farmers, land managers and policymakers understand soil's diversity and importance.

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CGIAR Climate's curator insight, May 24, 2013 12:39 AM

"We documented all the different types of soils and mapped them so that our decision-makers at national and regional levels can use the maps to decide where to invest in terms of food production and urbanization," said Robert Zougmore, regional program manager for west Africa at the CGIAR research program on climate change, agriculture and food security.


Read more: http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2013/05/23/Soil-Atlas-of-Africa-created-to-help-farmers-land-managers/UPI-73821369344064/#ixzz2UC5gqL76
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Is Obama finally getting serious about climate change? - The Week Magazine

Is Obama finally getting serious about climate change? - The Week Magazine | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
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Is Obama finally getting serious about climate change?
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nvironmentalists have long accused President Obama of moving slower than a glacier when it comes to dealing with climate change.
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Countries reach for food security while reducing agriculture's climate costs

Countries reach for food security while reducing agriculture's climate costs | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

'National integratGet the FAO-CCAFS review paper here. ed mitigation planning in agriculture: A review paper' is published jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

It reviews national integrated mitigation planning activities in agriculture and the experiences that countries have had with the process.

The review aims to inform policy makers and advisers involved in low-emission development planning processes about ongoing agricultural mitigation actions in developing countries, highlighting the potentials, challenges and emerging best practices. It provides an overview of ongoing planning in the agriculture sector and in particular highlights the relevance of agriculture to national mitigation plans and actions.


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Judith van Praag's comment, May 30, 2013 9:36 AM
Hopeful!
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This give me hope.

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Kenyan farmers reap the benefits of technology

Kenyan farmers reap the benefits of technology | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
A number of apps and cellphone-based programmes are being developed to help small-scale Kenyan farmers increase their agricultural skills and yields.

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Call for Good Practices in Gender and Climate Smart Agriculture in Asia | WOCAN

Call for Good Practices in Gender and Climate Smart Agriculture in Asia | WOCAN | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
#WOCAN: Call for Good Practices in #Gender and #ClimateSmartAgriculture in Asia http://t.co/JQdHLrh5XQ via @sharethis
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World on course to run out of water, warns Ban Ki-moon

World on course to run out of water, warns Ban Ki-moon | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RTCC: Freshwater supply and water quality under pressure, warns UN secretary general on International Day of Biological Diversity (Climate Change News: World on course to run out of water, warns Ban Ki-moon: Freshwater supply and water quali...
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GCC's sustainable food initiative plants seeds for growth - The Recorder

GCC's sustainable food initiative plants seeds for growth - The Recorder | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
GCC's sustainable food initiative plants seeds for growth The Recorder With the University of Massachusetts introducing a new degree program in sustainable food and agriculture, there are opportunities for GCC graduates to transfer and get a...
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