The CGIAR Consortium has announced a 5-year initiative aimed at mitigating future climate change through soil carbon sequestration in developing world agriculture.
Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA), evergreen agriculture and land restoration were among the topics discussed during a Land Day event, at the Paris climate change talks, organized by the World Agrof
In Latin America and the Caribbean, commitments have been made to restore degraded and deforested land equivalent in an area to the size of the United Kingdom.
“We must phase out the clean field paradigm and restore landscapes, hedgerows and diversity in farmers plots,” explained Ravi Prabhu, Deputy Director General Research at the World Agroforestry Cent
The importance of indigenous fruits in the diets of people in Africa and their untapped potential for cultivation is the subject of an article in Environmental Health Perspectives.
“While the world waits for our political leaders to reach a positive [climate] agreement, it is companies that have been leading the way,” says an article in the Huffington Post blog.
The push for agriculture to feature more prominently in negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is discussed in a post on the Zero Hunger blog.
The desire of Kenyan tea farmers to see a binding agreement at the UN climate talks in Paris, France and promised support for smallholders is the subject of an article in The Guardian.
On the sidelines of the UN climate talks in Paris, France, Land Day will stress the importance of land degradation neutrality to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
An article in Devex calls for negotiators at the UN climate talks in Paris, France to not only reach agreement on a deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but to also invest in building t