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Ag Giants, Free Trade Agreements Threatening Food Security, Seed Diversity

Multinational agricultural corporations, government subsidies and free trade agreements are threatening world crop and plant diversity and the ability of small, traditional farmers to adapt to climate change, according to research presented at the 2nd annual World Seed Conference in Rome.Read More

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Agroforestry and Sustainable Agriculture: Vast Potential to Lower Emissions, Store

Fostering widespread development and adoption of agroforestry and sustainable agricultural methods and practices offers the largest, surest practically and economically effective means of mitigating and adapting to climate change, while also addressing energy, food security, economic development and loss of biodiversity, according to a UNEP-World Agroforestry Centre report. Read More

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Drought a Growing Threat to World Agriculture, Food Production

Persistent droughts are increasingly threatening agricultural production, food security and social stability in food exporting and importing nations around the world. World leaders need to act now in order to adapt to and avoid worst case scenarios, according to the UNCCD and WMO.Read More