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Food Security & Agriculture

Activities aimed to ensure access to and availability of adequate food supplies and the preservation of agricultural livelihoods under the pressures of climate change and natural hazards.

Silicon to spinach: Japan tech helps farmers cope with climate shifts

19 Aug 2014, Reuters; TRF

Domestic demand for farming systems using information technology and the cloud is expected to expand ninefold to 60 billion yen ($586 million) by 2020, according to market research firm Seed Planning, as farmers fret over the impact of climate change on their crops. Last year's summer was Japan's hottest on record...



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