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CBD -1 week ago

How Peru's potato museum could stave off world food crisis

With a climate changing faster than most crops can adapt and food security under threat around the world, scientists have found hope in a living museum dedicated to a staple eaten by millions daily: the humble potato....

CBD -2 weeks ago

OPINION: Innovative financing of resilient food systems key to global security

Financing climate-smart rice production is key to global food security and urgently needed to avert social unrest...

CBD -3 weeks ago

Europe-banned insecticide 'threatens Africa's food security'

[CAPE TOWN] Scientists are calling on African policymakers to act urgently to control the use of pesticides called neonicotinoids, which threaten the wider ecosystem and food security, and have been banned by the European Union....

Elsevier -3 weeks ago

Indigenous people’s attachment to shifting cultivation in the Eastern Himalayas, India: A cross-sectional evidence

Publication date: February 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 111Author(s): Dileep Kumar Pandey, Himansu Kumar De, Shantanu Kumar Dubey, Bagish Kumar, Shivani Dobhal, P. AdhiguruAbstractShifting cultivation (SC), or swidden, continues to be a predominant agricultural practice in some parts of North-East India despite efforts by the state to discourage that practice. The indigenous peo...

CBD -3 weeks ago

Restoring the balance between wildlife and food security

"There used to be a lot of wildlife here in my father's and grandfather's time: deer, tapir, capybara and peccaries," explains Asaph, a traditional hunter from the Wapishana Indigenous tribe in the Rupununi region of Guyana. "There are still some animals in the Kanuku Mountains, but they are harder to find."...

IISD -3 weeks ago

CIFOR and ICRAF Merge into 'Resilient Landscapes’ Organization

The two organizations merged in recognition that the complex environmental and social challenges arising from climate change, land degradation, food security and demographic changes demand inclusive, science-based solutions. The new organization, 'Resilient Landscapes' will address green-growth planning and deployment, with a focus on tree-based value chains, and it will promote nature-based solut...

IISD -3 weeks ago

CIFOR and ICRAF Create 'Resilient Landscapes’ Initiative

The two organizations merged in recognition that the complex environmental and social challenges arising from climate change, land degradation, food security and demographic changes demand inclusive, science-based solutions. The new organization, 'Resilient Landscapes' will address green-growth planning and deployment, with a focus on tree-based value chains, and it will promote nature-based solut...

Elsevier -4 weeks ago

Improving science-policy interface: Lessons from the policy lab methodology in Nepal's community forest governance

Publication date: Available online 6 November 2019Source: Forest Policy and EconomicsAuthor(s): Hemant Ojha, Udeep Regmi, Krishna K. Shrestha, Naya Sharma Paudel, Swoyambhu Man Amatya, Anthony B. Zwi, Ian Nuberg, Edwin Cedamon, Mani R. BanjadeAbstractWhether and how science can improve public policy is a highly contested topic in both the scholarly domains and the world of policy and practice. The...

CIFOR -1 month ago

Supporting indigenous peoples to restore the balance between wildlife and food security

Achieving sustainable levels of hunting and fishing in Guyana...

CIFOR -1 month ago

Supporting Indigenous peoples to restore the balance between wildlife and food security

Achieving sustainable levels of hunting and fishing in Guyana...

CBD -1 month ago

To feed the world, we have to protect the pollinators

Pollinators are responsible for the production of many crops grown for human consumption, but their numbers are declining. To ensure food security, world leaders and agriculture authorities must act now to save these crucial species, says the Food and Health Organization of the United Nations....

CBD -1 month ago

Climate change is having a 'drastic' effect on flooding

Climate change is disrupting the rhythms of spring river flooding across Europe which could consequently pose new problems for biodiversity and food security....

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