Tag: Climate Change Adaptation

Asia’s prized climate-resilient cash crop

New CGIAR brief highlights cassava’s transformation from a humble to a prized, climate-resilient crop in AsiaCLICK TO TWEET 25 June, 2015 by Georgina Smith (comments) Seeds of change In Southeast Asia, cassava is grown by over eight million farmers as a primary source of income and calories, especially among poor, rural […]

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Cool heads over global warming

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 Magazine  9  84 ShareThis Smoke from wildfires across the western US fill the horizon as the sun sets over Utah Lake  this month. Photo: Reuters Time is short but it is still possible to avoid a climate crisis, according to two new books, one each from either side of the […]

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Can REDD+ shift the tide against elite capture of forest benefits? Probably not

25 AUG 2015 BY ESTHER MWANGI, ISLA DUPORGE AND KRISTER ANDERSSON REDD+ is the largest coordinated international attempt to reverse the trend of deforestation and forest degradation globally. It remains one of the most dominant items on the agenda of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Since the Kyoto Protocol in 1997 countries have […]

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MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

MSc in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Disclaimer: This post is a re-blog for the purposes of information dissemination to a much wider audience and cultural diversity with the interest and focus to share ideas, knowledge and expertise in science, education, climate change, agriculture, etc. The opinion, […]

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Internship Opportunity: CTA is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research

Featured photo Source The International Center for Tropical Agriculture is looking to recruit an intern to support in its impact assessment of coffee certification in Latin America research The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) works to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics […]

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Gender and Social Inequality Research Leader at CCAFS

Please Note: This post was officially released by CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) at:http://ccafs.cgiar.org/about/careers-and-calls/want-lead-our-gender-and-climate-change-research-work?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CgiarClimate-CareersAndCalls+%28CGIAR+Climate+-+Careers+and+calls%29#.U9jughaCMds and I don’t claim responsibility for whether or not you will be hired. This was only posted to inform my network of this career opportunity. Want to lead […]

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