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  1. Abstract, Wiley Online, 2020 Land degradation (LD) in Mali is prevalent and leads to an enduring environmental and humanitarian crisis. Farmers' ecological knowledge has proven to be a valuable tool in addressing its challenges. How farmers perceive LD affects how they deal with induced risks,...
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    2013-04-16 Smallholder farmers and agricultural development workers are reporting changes in climate. For example, during the 2012 ECHO Agricultural Workshop in Asia, 63 attendees representing at least 25 agriculture and community development organizations from across Myanmar were polled about their...
  3. Abstract,Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 2013 Rice is the second major food crop in central Asia. Climate change may greatly affect the rice production in the region. This study quantifies the effects of projected increases in temperature and atmospheric CO2concentration on the...
  4. Climate change is now affecting every country on every continent. It is disrupting national economies and affecting lives, costing people, communities and countries dearly today and even more tomorrow. Weather patterns are changing, sea levels are rising, weather events are becoming more extreme...
  5. Abstract, Science Advances, 2018 Understanding of the processes governing soil organic carbon turnover is confounded by the fact that C feedbacks driven by soil erosion have not yet been fully explored at large scale. However, in a changing climate, variation in rainfall erosivity (and hence soil...
  6. 2018-03-07 Towards middle and high income for the people in the Ngorongoro District, Tanzania
  7. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change This Special Report on Climate Change and Land responds to the Panel decision in 2016 to prepare three Special Reports during the Sixth Assessment cycle, taking account of proposals from governments and observer organisations. This report addresses...
  8. Global warming affects more than just plant biodiversity - it even alters the way plants grow. German scientists studied the mechanisms that control plant growth at high temperatures. In the future this could help breed plants that are adapted to global warming. A team of researchers at Martin...
  9. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #16 During the 2012 ECHO Agriculture Workshop in Yangon, 63 attendees representing at least 25 agriculture and community development organizations from across Myanmar were polled about their observations and opinions related to climate change. The vast majority...
  10. 2015-04-30 This document draws from the MEAS brief #3Adaptation under the New Normal of Climate Change: The Future of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services. Written for extension and advisory service providers, the MEAS brief contains insights helpful to practitioners working to develop strategies...
  11. This issue of Tearfund's Footsteps publication looks at some major topics, and considers how all of us can play a role in making our communities, our agriculture and our activities more sustainable. Can the world’s nations come together to solve the massive global issue of climate change? The...
  12. No single research institution working alone can address the critically important issues of global climate change, agriculture and food security. The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) will address the increasing challenge of global warming and...
  13. In today's wired world information is available at the click of the button, curtsey the Internet. Journal of Earth Science and Climatic Change-Open Access gives a world wide audience larger than that of any subscription-based journal in OMICS field, no matter how prestigious or popular, and...
  14. Across the world billions of people are using their smartphones for surfing, selfies and social media. But here in the Mekong delta they’re using them to tackle climate change. The International fund for Agricultural Development ( IFAD) alongside the Vietnam government is funding an app which...