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  1. Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change”
    Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change” 20 Feb 2018

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN has warned that hunger in Africa is being made worse by the impacts of climate change.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women
    Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women 14 Feb 2018

    Agriculture is often a key route out of poverty for many in developing countries, especially among women.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe
    UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe 12 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) has announced new funding to support climate change programmes in Zimbabwe.

    Africa,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Aldi pledges to halve food waste by 2030
    Aldi pledges to halve food waste by 2030 5 Feb 2018

    Leading food retailer Aldi has joined a campaign to cut food waste in the UK and Ireland by 50 percent over the next 12 years.

    Europe,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry
    IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry 2 Feb 2018

    Swedish multinational IKEA has announced it is buying 25,000 acres of forest in the US state of Alabama.

    North America,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts
    Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts 1 Feb 2018

    A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential
    Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential 31 Jan 2018

    Agriculture stands at a crossroads between its current contributions to greenhouse gas emissions and the number of mouths it needs to feed in the developing world.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Indian farmers could lose 25% of their income due to climate change
    Indian farmers could lose 25% of their income due to climate change 30 Jan 2018

    The Indian government released its annual Economic Survey this week which has drawn attention to the potential economic damage from climate change to agricultural livelihoods.

    Asia,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible”, says UN chief
    “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible”, says UN chief 23 Jan 2018

    The head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for sustainable, low-carbon practices to be built into the developing world’s growing livestock sector.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture
    India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture 12 Jan 2018

    “The journey ahead offers limitless opportunities”, said India’s agriculture minister at a summit in New Dehli yesterday.

    Asia,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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