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  1. 2019-11-20 Feed the Future - Presented at the 2019 EIAC • Soil carbon sequestration is a sustainable solution to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions • Carbon sequestered in the soil has a positive impact on soil health while helping to combat global warming. Soils rich in organic carbon are more productive...  
  2. 2019-10-31 This is a handbook for growing a Climate Victory Garden when the enemy is global warming. Acadia Tucker, a carbon farmer and gardener, invites us to think of gardening as civic action. By building carbon-rich soil, even in a backyard-sized patch, we can capture greenhouse gases and mitigate...  
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  4. 2019-10-02 According to various reports from the United Nations and many NGOs, Nepal is vulnerable to food insecurity due to natural disaster (flooding, earthquakes), political turmoil (recent border blockade), and seasonal issues with too much or not enough water. Like elsewhere in the world urbanization...  
  5. 2019-10-01 This two part session will give an overview of what regenerative agriculture is, using case studies of the potential for regenerative agriculture to heal ecosystems and sequester carbon, while producing food. A quickly growing movement in both the Global North and the Global South, regenerative...  
  6. 2019-10-01 The traditional knowledge system of the Karen people in Northern Thailand connects them with the natural environment, and this linkage gives rise to sustainable models for natural resources management. Karen’s indigenous knowledge enables holistic management of natural resources and ecosystems...  
  7. 2019-07-20 Food environments is a new concept and its relevance for a better understanding of food systems is still a matter of debate. Researchers have not yet reached a unique agreed-upon definition of food environments but they tend to converge towards a combination of external and personal factors...
     
  8. 2019-07-20 With 821 million people still hungry (FAO et al., 2018), it is clear that the global agriculture and food systems are not meeting the world’s demand for food. This tension is likely to be exacerbated as food systems will continue to face multi-dimensional, complex and mounting challenges...
     
  9. 2019-02-14 Session: Rice is the daily staple food of 3.5 billion people. One out of 5 people on our planet derives a livelihood from rice. In 2050, the world will face a big production shortfall estimated at 40%. How can we address this global challenge while protecting the environment, adapting to and...  
  10. 2019-02-13 Session: There exists a perfect synergy between research and community perceptions and expectations in agro-ecology. Farmer involvement provides evidence-based research questions and fosters in-depth research and constructive findings for the society. The presentation shares strategies for farmer...