14.12.2017

Farmers, scientists, businesses, NGOs and policy-makers met in Delhi, India, last November to discuss Organic Agriculture issues.

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Using non-GM molecular breeding techniques, ICARDA scientists have developed a set of durum wheat varieties that can withstand up to 40°C heat along the Senegal River basin. Once scaled up, the technology will offer potential to...

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The development organisation HELVETAS has compiled a fact sheet on natural resources and conflict.

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Climate change

15.12.2017

  Agriculture is a major contributing factor to climate change; at the same time, it is one of the areas most affected by climate change, which is jeopardising global food security. But is the significance of agriculture...

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A new report by the World Food Programme (WFP) examines the impact of climate change on global food security. The report covers regional analyses (e.g. Asia, East Africa) as well as country analyses (e.g. Afghanistan,...

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