Food security & agriculture

Food security & agriculture

Deforestation, ecosystems and environmental management, environmental degradation, environmental impact assessment, INRM and land-use.

Cover- Global Food System thematic study
2022
This is the thematic study on the global food system submitted to UNDRR to inform the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework 2015-2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2023
This study investigates the feasibility of using remote sensing data for post-disaster damage assessment.
Asian Development Bank
Eight farmers from Bangladesh walking across a rice field carrying big baskets on their heads and shoulders.
When Hosne learned about Helen Keller’s horticulture and poultry training, she quickly enrolled to learn how she could ensure a nutritious diet for her family. With vegetable seeds in hand, Hosne began homestead gardening and rearing her own poultry.
Helen Keller Intl
Climate change is predicted to reduce maize and cotton yield in Punjab by 13% and 11% by 2050, according to a new study conducted by agriculture economists and scientists at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU).
Hindu Business Line, the - The Hindu Group of Publications
Boosting drought resilience, in part by focusing on local priorities, could cut long-term need for humanitarian aid, experts say. After four failed rainy seasons, 44% of people face hunger. $2 billion annual spending has not built resilience
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A Kenya county is helping farmers build fish ponds in a bid to even out water availability and diversify incomes,
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A farmer planting on the organic paddy rice farmland
As sea levels rise as a result of climate change, more and more places around the world are struggling with seawater inundation—where salt water from the sea is flooding further inland and destroying crops which can't cope with the increased salinity.
University of Sheffield
Areal view of some islands in the Pacific
Climate change is forcing people around the world to abandon their homes. In the Pacific Islands, rising sea levels are leaving communities facing tough decisions about relocation. Some are choosing to stay in high-risk areas.
Conversation Media Group, the