Agriculture Food Security is a peer-reviewed open access journal that addresses the challenge of global food security It publishes articles within the field of food security research with a particular focus on research that may inform more sustainable agriculture and food systems that better address local regional national and/or global food and nutritional insecurity We're happy to present our 2019 portfolio of Climate Smart Commitment grant recipients By supporting these organizations with a self-imposed carbon tax totaling $1 million our goal is to help mitigate the carbon emissions of the 30 000 people we took on Rick Steves tours in 2019 as we work to make our business climate smart

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Poverty hunger malnutrition and climate change are complex challenges that require a paradigm shift in agriculture Value chains and food systems need to become more inclusive efficient and diverse as well as nutrition-sensitive and climate smart to ensure that people have access to food at affordable prices and opportunities to shift to

On 9 March 2020 NWO and DBT organised a webinar for potential applicants to provide more information on the requirements and application procedure of the Climate Smart Agriculture call within the Cooperation India (DBT)-The Netherlands programme The slides of the webinar presentation and a list of frequently asked questions can be found below

*Please see the Climate Smart Agriculture Program to apply to this program Agricultural Energy Grant Program This grant program is for the implementation of agricultural projects that improve energy efficiency and facilitate adoption of alternative clean energy technologies For more information visit the ENER Program webpage

The policy document – National Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Security Action Plan of Ghana (2016-2020) – provides the implementation framework for an effective development of climate-smart agriculture in the ground It formulates specific strategies that will contribute developing climate-resilient agriculture and food systems for all

Numerous extension efforts promote climate smart agriculture (CSA) in Sub-Saharan Africa The need to focus on gender disparity within CSA is widely understood Given the prominence of agriculturalists in Malawi such focus has can make a large impact on the country's rural sustainable development

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Magnus Group takes honour and great opportunity to invite you for "Global Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture" AGRI 2020 scheduled on September 10-12 2020 in Paris France AGRI 2020 takes the privilege opportunity to transfer knowledge from research to industry and transfigure food safety for secured and a healthy future

Oct 02 2019Climate change is impacting agricultural productivity in West Africa Smallholder farmers who supply up to 80% of produce in the region are among the most vulnerable to its effects Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) can offer smallholders a way to better absorb climate shocks and sustainably increase productivity and income

Jan 20 20161 Introduction Climate change has been the focus of action for over two decades by governments since the signing of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 1992 and increasingly since the late 1990's by business (Kolk et al 2008) Agriculture in particular will be subjected to profound challenges due to climate

Sep 12 2019In Niger a Bank-supported project that is specifically designed to deliver climate-smart agriculture aims to benefit 500 000 farmers and agro pastoralists in 44 communes through the distribution of improved drought-tolerant seeds more efficient irrigation and expanded use of agroforestry and conservation agriculture techniques

In its 2018 special report on Global Warming of 1 5C the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that we only have twelve years to prevent the worst impacts of climate change The year 2020 is now only two months away — leaving us just a decade to halve our emissions to avert the worst climate impacts— yet

Public comments on proposals to be received are welcome and should be sent to afbsecadaptation-fund preferably by May 8 2020 (in order to allow the Secretariat to relay them to the Implementing Entities in a timely manner) and no later than May 29 2020 at the latest Please check this page for revised submissions

Jun 30 2017A global initiative is gaining momentum to improve multi-hazard early warning systems and so boost the resilience of the most vulnerable countries to extreme weather and the impacts of climate change The Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative aims to mobilize more than US$100 million by 2020 to strengthen risk information and early

Submit Agriculture and COVID-19 Related Abstract/Article and get Special Benifits Conference Series llc Ltd takes the privilege to invite speakers participants students delegates and exhibitors from across the globe to its premier 15 th International Conference on Agriculture Horticulture (Agri 2020) to be held during August 24-25 2020 Webinar

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In an effort to serve as a 'one stop shop' for climate-related information data and tools the World Bank created the Climate Change Knowledge Portal (or CCKP) The Portal provides an online tool for access to comprehensive global regional and country data related to climate change and development

On 9 March 2020 NWO and DBT organised a webinar for potential applicants to provide more information on the requirements and application procedure of the Climate Smart Agriculture call within the Cooperation India (DBT)-The Netherlands programme The slides of the webinar presentation and a list of frequently asked questions can be found below

May 22 2020This symposium will be held at the Talbot Hotel Dublin 4 Ireland from 19 – 22 May 2020 3 to 6 November 2020 The theme of this symposium is "Contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs) through the Development of Climate-Resilient Agri-Environmental Systems"

Sep 12 2019In Niger a Bank-supported project that is specifically designed to deliver climate-smart agriculture aims to benefit 500 000 farmers and agro pastoralists in 44 communes through the distribution of improved drought-tolerant seeds more efficient irrigation and expanded use of agroforestry and conservation agriculture techniques

Agriculture Climate change has complex effects on the bio-physical processes that underpin agricultural systems with both negative and positive consequences in different EU regions Rising atmospheric CO2 concentration higher temperatures changes in precipitation patterns and in frequency of extreme events both affect the natural

Jun 30 2017A global initiative is gaining momentum to improve multi-hazard early warning systems and so boost the resilience of the most vulnerable countries to extreme weather and the impacts of climate change The Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative aims to mobilize more than US$100 million by 2020 to strengthen risk information and early

Mar 16 2015Climate-smart agriculture is also a subject of major importance for Horizon 2020 The European Commission organised a workshop precisely dedicated to this subject on 10-11 February 2015 65 experts worked collaboratively for two days on defining research priorities in this field

Mar 01 2015By knowing the relationships among climate technology and decision making we can obtain more accurate estimates of the adaptation potential limitations and costs and ultimately shift crop production systems to more climate-smart one (Lipper et al 2014) A first step of future research might be to develop a global dataset of economic