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Breaking ground to make climate-smart agriculture ‘the new normal’

Once a conference room talking point, Climate-smart agriculture is now an action item for farmers, extension workers, agribusinesses, and other stakeholders throughout the agricultural sector. In the last few years, CSA—which is an approach to agriculture that boosts productivity and resilience, and reduces GHG emissions- has gained momentum as understanding of

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China’s efforts on agriculture praised at G20 ministers meeting

Chinese Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu addresses the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 3, 2016. (Xinhua/Mu Jialiang) 8th June 2016 - Last Friday's G20 agriculture ministers meeting in the northwestern city of Xi'an praised China's efforts to promote innovation and sustainable development in agriculture. Han Changfu,

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China's efforts on agriculture praised at G20 ministers meeting

Chinese Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu addresses the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 3, 2016. (Xinhua/Mu Jialiang) 8th June 2016 - Last Friday's G20 agriculture ministers meeting in the northwestern city of Xi'an praised China's efforts to promote innovation and sustainable development in agriculture. Han Changfu,

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COP22 Summit Edition – now live!

MARRAKECH ACTION PROCLAMATION FOR OUR CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT We, Heads of State, Government, and Delegations, gathered in Marrakech, on African soil, for the High-Level Segment of the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the 12th Session of the Conference

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COP22 Summit Edition

The 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) will be held in Marrakech, November 7 to 18, 2016. COP22 will take over the reins from COP21 during which important progress was made. It will focus on action items in order to achieve

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Obama administration warns of ‘climate refugees’ due to rapid Arctic warming

3rd May 2016 The Obama administration has warned the US will need to deal with a wave of “climate refugees” as the Arctic continues to warm, joining with the Canadian government to express alarm over how climate change is affecting indigenous communities. Sally Jewell, US secretary of the interior, painted a stark picture of

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