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Sustainable Agriculture Meets Big Business | Highbrow Magazine

Sustainable Agriculture Meets Big Business | Highbrow Magazine | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
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Interesting report on how companies are adapting to 'a changing climate'

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Climate Change Could Reduce Crop Yields As Soon As 2030

Climate Change Could Reduce Crop Yields As Soon As 2030 | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Climate change may reduce crop yields as soon as 2030, according to a recent study BusinessWeek reported.
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Causes of deforestation getting lost in REDD+ rhetoric – analysis

Causes of deforestation getting lost in REDD+ rhetoric – analysis | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
BOGOR, Indonesia (27 October 2013) — Debates about REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) are skirting a fundamental issue by failing to discuss what actually causes d...
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Growing Sustainable Agriculture in a Global System

Growing Sustainable Agriculture in a Global System | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
As my end-of-the-year travel schedule has wound down, it’s been nice to spend some time reflecting on the progress that we have made this year in (RT @CocaColaCo: Growing sustainable agriculture in a global system

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FAO - News Article: Impact of water scarcity on food security a priority for Near East and North Africa meeting

FAO - News Article: Impact of water scarcity on food security a priority for Near East and North Africa meeting | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
FAO - News Article: Impact of water scarcity on food security a priority for Near East and North Africa meeting http://t.co/XsjGSFPWC1

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Agroforestry can ensure food security and mitigate the effects of ...

Agroforestry can ensure food security and mitigate the effects of ... | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Agroforestry can help to achieve climate change mitigation and adaptation while at the same time providing livelihoods for poor smallholder farmers in Africa.
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Event/South Africa: Plan farms for climate change: Minister

Event/South Africa: Plan farms for climate change: Minister | Sustainable Agriculture | 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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Despite climate change, ecosystem-based adaptation leads to surplus yields

Despite climate change, ecosystem-based adaptation leads to surplus yields | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it

In Zambia, 61% of farmers w/ ecosystem-based adaptation reported surplus yields.allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience

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Water scarcity 'biggest concern' of climate change

Water scarcity 'biggest concern' of climate change | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Up to one-fifth of the global population could suffer severe water shortages if the planet warms by two degrees above present levels, according to new research.

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Climate change on agenda at 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture

Climate change on agenda at 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
More investments in agriculture will end hunger and lift millions out of poverty, according to the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Progra (Climate change on agenda at 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture: More investments in...

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African Agriculture Workshop Focuses on Climate-Smart Agriculture - Climate Change Policy & Practice

African Agriculture Workshop Focuses on Climate-Smart Agriculture - Climate Change Policy & Practice | Sustainable Agriculture | Scoop.it
Representatives from government, international organizations, climate science and farmer organizations met at a three-day workshop to share experiences on how development and implementation of national climate change policies, strategies and action plans have interacted with the adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) in Africa.
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