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  1. Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects
    Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects 23 Apr 2018

    The Green Climate Fund has approved over $80 million for three new climate change adaptation projects.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  2. Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency
    Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency 10 Apr 2018

    Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.

    Africa,Agriculture
  3. Iceland supermarket to remove palm oil from its own products
    Iceland supermarket to remove palm oil from its own products 10 Apr 2018

    Frozen food chain Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to remove palm oil from its own branded products.

    Asia,Europe,Agriculture
  4. Keeping warming to 1.5°C could prevent mass food shortages
    Keeping warming to 1.5°C could prevent mass food shortages 4 Apr 2018

    New research led by The University of Exeter has highlighted the major benefits to keeping global temperatures to within 1.5°C compared to 2 °C.

    Worldwide,Agriculture
  5. A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique
    A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique 28 Mar 2018

    The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new climate-smart agriculture project with the help of the Nordic Development Fund.

    Africa,Agriculture
  6. Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050
    Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050 27 Mar 2018

    A recent report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has revealed that land degradation could force millions of people to migrate over the next 30 years.

    Africa,Agriculture
  7. Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds
    Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds 26 Mar 2018

    Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis since 2013 with the number of food insecure people doubling since 2015 from 1.1 million to 2.7 million.

    Africa,Agriculture
  8. New technology is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry
    New technology is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry 23 Mar 2018

    Agriculture has a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and contributes 32% of GDP, according to the World Bank.

    Africa,Agriculture
  9. Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data?
    Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data? 22 Mar 2018

    There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent years, providing access to information on air quality, soil composition, ocean currents, and seismic activity.

    Africa,Featured,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  10. UN promotes nature-based solutions to tackle growing water shortages
    UN promotes nature-based solutions to tackle growing water shortages 19 Mar 2018

    The UN’s annual World Water Development Report 2018 has highlighted the need to use nature to combat the challenges of a growing population and climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture

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