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.
Agriculture is often a key route out of poverty for many in developing countries, especially among women.
The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) has announced new funding to support climate change programmes in Zimbabwe.
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.
Swedish multinational IKEA has announced it is buying 25,000 acres of forest in the US state of Alabama.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“The journey ahead offers limitless opportunities”, said India’s agriculture minister at a summit in New Dehli yesterday.
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