More than at any time in the past three decades, the world’s attention is focused this year on food and agriculture. A variety of factors have combined to raise food prices to the highest levels since the 1970s (in real terms), with serious implications for food security among poor populations around the world. One . . . → Read More: The State Of Food And Agriculture: Biofuels: Prospects, Risks and Opportunities
This research monograph follows the 2009 release of IFPRI’s widely read food policy report, Climate Change: Impact on Agriculture and Costs of Adaptation, which used a detailed global agriculture model to analyze crop growth under two simulated future climate scenarios.
This monograph takes advantage of and expands on IFPRI’s cutting-edge climate modeling expertise . . . → Read More: Food security, farming and climate change to 2050 IFPRI (Dec 2010)
The United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is the food and nutrition policy harmonization forum of the UN system. This UNSCN paper aims at providing negotiators involved in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with convincing, evidence-based and compelling arguments to address nutrition security into the climate change agenda.
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CHEDE, which means “abundant harvest” in the Muambong village community in South West Cameroon where the project was started in 1986, joins with the international community in 2010 to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity.
The rich biodiversity of the Chede project’s origin and geographical focus in Cameroon was aptly summed up by Richard . . . → Read More: Celebrating 2010: The International Year of Biodiversity
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