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Forest & Food Security


CIFOR -7 days ago

Launching the Agroecology TPP

The launch of the Agroecology Transformative Partnership Platform (TPP) on June 3, 2021 brought together more than 460 people from 56 countries. Participants discussed practical solutions for transitioning to healthier, more inclusive food systems that will work with nature, not against it. Initiated by the CGIAR research programme on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the French Republic...

CBD -1 week ago

Farmers urgently need to diversify, but they cannot do it alone

Boosting biodiversity on farms is crucial to make them more resilient to climate change and protect future food security, but it will not happen without change across the food supply chain from seed producer to consumer, agronomists say....

CBD -1 week ago

Give farmers, citizens key role in Kenya food system

Achieving food and nutrition security is an international and national goal. Goal 2 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) seeks to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture by 2030....

CBD -1 week ago

Livestock key to combatting climate change in Kyrgyzstan

Food systems that include livestock offer unique opportunities in terms of food security, environmental health and climate action. Hundreds of millions of people around the world depend on livestock for their livelihoods, and livestock-based systems are key to helping many producers adapt to the changing climate....

CBD -2 weeks ago

The biodiversity of the Amazon could be a global granary against the food insecurity of the planet, it says in article - 06/10/2021 - Environment

The biodiversity of the forests in the Amazon and worldwide is not only important as a refuge for native species or as a storage facility for greenhouse gases. It can also be viewed as a global granary that plays an important role in the food security of the planet, say two Brazilian researchers....

FAO -2 weeks ago

Climate-resilient smallholders hold key to food security

Grassroots support for the world’s 1.5 billion smallholder farmers – who are highly vulnerable to climate threats – to help them diversify their crops, products and practices is increasing food security while conserving forests, storing carbon and creating resilient landscapes....

iForest -2 weeks ago

Research Articles: Could cattle ranching and soybean cultivation be sustainable? A systematic review and a meta-analysis for the Amazon

da Silveira Bueno R, Marchetti L, Cocozza C, Marchetti M, Salbitano FCOULD CATTLE RANCHING AND SOYBEAN CULTIVATION BE SUSTAINABLE? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND A META-ANALYSIS FOR THE AMAZONAbstract: Tropical forests are being destroyed to make space for agricultural activities with the assumption that they are required to feed the growing global population. Consequently, more sustainable practices are...

CBD -3 weeks ago

Climate change fans spread of pests and threats plants and crops, new FAO study

Rome - Due to the impact of climate change, plant pests that ravage economically important crops are becoming more destructive and posing an increasing threat to food security and the environment, finds a scientific review released on Tuesday....

CBD -3 weeks ago

Scientific review of the impact of climate change on plant pests: A global challenge to prevent and mitigate plant-pest risks in agriculture, forestry and ecosystems

Due to the impact of climate change, plant pests that ravage economically important crops are becoming more destructive and posing an increasing threat to food security and the environment, finds a scientific review released on Tuesday....

Springer -1 month ago

Agroforestry contributions to smallholder farmer food security in Indonesia

Abstract Agroforestry has potential for strengthening the climate change resilience of smallholder farmers in Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, the food security challenges faced by smallholders will likely worsen due to climate change impacts. Agroforestry provides and option for strengthening climate change resilience, while contributing to food access, income, health, and environm...

CIFOR -1 month ago

Forest-dwellers, global community must address tropical wildlife hunting risks

Food security, human health, species and ecosystems under threat...

CIFOR -2 months ago

Scientists urge greater role for forests in policies on food security and nutrition

Forests, trees and agroforestry often undervalued ...

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