Tag: Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable agriculture for healthy forests

By Katelyn Roett / June 5, 2017 TEXCOCO, Mexico (CIMMYT) –  Farmers in Mexico’s ecologically-fragile Yucatán Peninsula are beginning to adopt innovative practices to manage traditional mixed-cropping systems called “milpas” that can slow or even stop deforestation and soil degradation. Agriculture is the second-largest emitter of global greenhouse gas emissions […]

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CIAT-CCAFS Science Informed $250 Million World Bank Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment

By: Evan Girvetz Climate Change and Soils e.girvetz@cgiar.org The Challenge Kenya is highly vulnerable to serious threats posed by climate change and highly dependent on climate-sensitive natural resources. Given the extent of uncertainties in understanding how different systems, departments, and crops would likely be affected, there is a need for […]

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2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems 12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines More details can be accessed here: URL: http://ard2014.searca.org/about-ard2014 2nd-International-Conference-on-Agricultural-and-Rural-Development-in-Southeast-Asia Objectives The 2nd International Conference on ARD aims to provide a venue for sharing the wide and diverse knowledge pool […]

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