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  • Climate and food security~II

    Climate and food security~II

    As a comprehensive approach to sustainable agricultural development, the CSVs focus on climate change hotspots in Africa, Asia and Latin America with critical climate-smart interventions in key areas to encourage the villages to adopt (1) weather-smart activities (weather forecasts, ICT-based agro-advisories, index-based insurance, stress-tolerant crops and varieties, and climate analogues), (2) water-smart practices (resilient water …

    April 11, 2018
  • Climate and food security~I

    Climate and food security~I

    The agricultural system the world over is under tremendous pressure on the use of resources. This is largely due to the burgeoning population, urbanisation, climate change and environmental decline. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has estimated that food production will have to be raised by at least 60 per cent to …

    April 10, 2018