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,...
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 ,,,
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...
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.
BBC News Brazil rainforest deforestation leads to seed shrinkage BBC News The destruction of tropical rainforests is having an even greater impact on the environment than was previously thought, a study suggests.
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!
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...
Food security and sustainable farming are two sides of the same coin Business Standard Food security is a complex socio-economic issue, intricately linked to human health and sustainable economic development.
Impact of Deforestation On Development (I) AllAfrica.com MANY people interpret deforestation in different ways. One such meaning describes it as progressive removal of trees from woodland without requisite regeneration.
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.
The Week Magazine Is Obama finally getting serious about climate change? The Week Magazine nvironmentalists have long accused President Obama of moving slower than a glacier when it comes to dealing with climate change.
'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.
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...
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...