• 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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  • Creating a climate for policy change in Malawi

    Creating a climate for policy change in Malawi

    May 30th, 2011 | Featured, News

    An article by Blessing Chinsinga posted on Science and Development Network website on how climate change is damaging maize crops in Malawi and on the crucial role of politics in the process of adapting to climate change. Maize is the first source of food in Malawi and biggest part of the GDP, but in order to adapt to climate change and other challenges, Malawi must diversify away from maize and resort to the key strategy of crop diversification.

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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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