Food security & agriculture

Food security & agriculture

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

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2022
This contributing paper analyses systemic risk and compound vulnerabilities, by highlighting a case study to help decision-makers formulate effective strategies to address the nature of systemic risks in their societies.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Innovation for agricultural climate risk insurance - household survey preliminary report
2022
This publication reports on the Innovation for African Climate Risk Insurance project, to develop an improved crop insurance product that addresses the problem of basis risk inter alia for small scale farmers.
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
In Indonesia's apple-growing heartlands, erratic rainfall and rising temperatures are eating away at farmers' profits
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Australian farmers are on high alert for a mouse plague. Last year’s record invasion devastated rural areas and this year’s bumper harvest is seeing mouse numbers increasing again.
Guardian, the (UK)
The international community is gearing for global market shocks after India, the world’s second-largest wheat producer, halted most wheat exports to protect its national food security, while advocates call for attention to the whole Southeast Asian region
The Energy Mix
A new agroforestry farm model uses shea farming to bolster climate and economic resilience in Nigeria.
Global Resilience Partnership
A farmer testing soil by hand
Agricultural water scarcity is expected to increase in more than 80% of the world’s croplands by 2050, according to a new study. Examining water requirements, it predicts whether the water available will meet the needs under climate change.
American Geophysical Union
Two African Women Weeding A Salad Plantation In a West African Farming Village
Since its emergence more than two years ago, COVID-19 has reached nearly every corner of the globe. It has infected hundreds of millions of people, and overwhelmed health systems worldwide. But its impact goes beyond its direct health consequences.
Conversation Media Group, the