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The business case for adapting to climate change

Companies are being urged to view climate adaptation not only as a risk management strategy but as moral imperative, reports an article in Triple Pundit.

Connecting trees, agriculture and climate negotiations

“We want to make sure that sustainable agriculture is central to the negotiations at COP,” explains Henry Neufeldt, head of climate change research with the World Agroforestry during an interview w

Equator Prize 2015 winners announced

The Equator Prize has honored 21 indigenous and local community groups from 19 countries for their “outstanding achievements in advancing sustainable development solutions for people, nature and re

Mounting evidence for benefits of shade-grown coffee

The need to transform coffee farming to adapt to climate change was discussed during a session at the Global Landscapes Forum on the sidelines of the UN climate talks in Paris, France.

Global Landscapes Forum 2015

Land restoration, financing for sustainable landscapes and strengthening the role of indigenous peoples and local communities in land-related decision-making were among the issues discussed at the

Farmers not climate victims but “secret weapons”

With climate change, farmers should not be seen as victims but as “the world’s secret weapon against climate change,” writes Frank Rijsberman, CEO of the CGIAR Consortium in the Huffington Post

Farmers in Viet Nam need not suffer from a troubled rubber industry

Vietnam News has published a letter by Delia Catacutan, country representative of the World Agroforestry Centre in Viet Nam, outlining how the Centre can help rubber farmers to diversity t

Ecological farming for food security under climate change

“Can our food system become part of the climate cure, while at the same time producing nutritious food that's accessible to the world's poorest people?,” asks an article in the Huffington Post<

Ambitious new restoration plan for Africa

The African Restoration Initiative (AFR100), announced at the Paris climate talks, aims to restore 100 million hectares of degraded and deforested land in Africa by 2030.

Finally, agriculture receives recognition at climate talks

An article in The Guardian reports on how agricultural food systems have featured prominently at the UN climate talks in Paris, France.

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