• The world needs to secure its food resources

    The world needs to secure its food resources

    June 29th, 2011 | Featured, News

    An article by Rita A. Widiadana and Desy Nurhayati posted on The Jakarta Post on the conference which took place in Bali on biodiversity, food security and climate change and to which attended agricultural experts, scientists, policy makers and farmers from 127 countries.
    Climate change and the rapid growth of the world’s population are seriously threatening food security, malnutrition and hunger-related deaths are considerably increasing and biodiversity has disappeared by 90% only in the 20th century.
    FAO’s data show how alarming and harrowing the situation is.

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  • The impact of climate change on countries’ interdependence on genetic resources for food and agriculture

    The impact of climate change on countries' interdependence on genetic resources for food and agriculture

    December 14th, 2010 | Featured, News, Publications

    A publication by Sam Fujisaka, David Williams and Michael Halewood on interdependence, climate change and genetic resources for food and agriculture

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  • Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources and Agriculture in Sri Lanka

    Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources and Agriculture in Sri Lanka

    December 2nd, 2010 | Publications

    In his article published on Water Matters, News of IWMI Reserach in Sri Lanka in April 2010, Nishadi Eriyagama describes the recent review by IWMI on the status of climate change reseacrh and activities in Sri Lanka.

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  • Climate, Food and Farming Research Network Call for Proposals

    Climate, Food and Farming Research Network Call for Proposals

    November 18th, 2010 | Job opportunities, News, Training

    The Climate, Food and Farming research network (CLIFF) is a newly established initiative by the CGIAR Challenge Programme for Climate, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the Department of Agriculture and Ecology at the University of Copenhagen. The aim of the network is to bring together PhD students and established researchers working on climate change mitigation and related adaptation activities in small-scale farming and food systems in developing countries. Click here to read more about the network. One of the main objectives of the network is to build research capacity by supporting PhD research within the networks’ themes. CLIFF’s first call for research proposals has just been announced.

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  • A Toolkit for Designing Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives

    A Toolkit for Designing Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives

    November 16th, 2010 | News, Publications

     “The Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 2007) states unequivocally that the world is warming. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of how climate change is affecting natural and human systems. There is increasing concern about the likely implications of climate change on poverty, economic growth, ecosystem services, livelihood opportunities [...]

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