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World Food Day 2016 – Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Sep 27, 2016 One of the biggest issues related to climate change is food security. The world’s poorest – many of whom are farmers, fishers and pastoralists – are being … Continue reading

World Food Day 2016

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Sep 30, 2016 http://www.fao.org/world-food-day/201… “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” FAO is helping countries to adapt agriculture to climate change and increase food security. It’s time for action. … Continue reading

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Feb 9, 2016 Agriculture is feeding the world’s 7.3 billion people but at an unbearable social and environmental cost. Clayton Campanhola, Director of the FAO Plant Production and Protection Division, … Continue reading

Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Nov 9, 2015 http://www.fao.org/plant-treaty/en/ The Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture will make the search for deeper information on diverse data sets easier for the … Continue reading

Climate is changing in Bangladesh. Food and Agriculture must too.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Oct 17, 2016 This video focuses on ‘Climate is changing in Bangladesh. Food and Agriculture must too’ – the theme of World Food Day 2016. Bangladesh, being one of the … Continue reading

Using Nuclear Science to Boost Plant Biodiversity

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Oct 24, 2016 http://www-naweb.iaea.org/nafa/resour… For more than 80 years, mutation breeding has been a fundamental and highly successful tool in the global efforts to feed an ever increasing and nutritiously … Continue reading

Using Nuclear Science to Assess Soil Erosion

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Oct 24, 2016 http://www-naweb.iaea.org/nafa/resour… Soil erosion is a global threat. Each year 75 billion tons of fertile soil is lost from world agricultural systems. The magnitude and rate of soil … Continue reading

Using Nuclear Science to Control Pests

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Published on Oct 24, 2016 http://www-naweb.iaea.org/nafa/resour… For over 50 years, a pest control method known as the Sterile Insect Technique, or SIT for short, has been successfully used around the world to … Continue reading

Conflict, climate and migration in Syria – did the media get it right?

IIED Published on Oct 24, 2016 A Critical Theme seminar organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) on 3 October, 2016 examined the media reporting of links between migration, climate change and the conflict in Syria. The … Continue reading

“How population change will transform our world” with Prof Sarah Harper

Oxford Martin School Streamed live on Oct 12, 2016 Predicting the shape of our future populations is vital for installing the infrastructure, welfare, and provisions necessary for society to survive. There are many opportunities and challenges that will come with … Continue reading