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Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: China, climate change, agriculture, adaptation, urbanisatiob
Feeding China Rebecca Nadin and Maizura Ismail from INTASAVE Asia-Pacific, and Sarah Opitz-Stapleton from the INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group make the case for a synergised approach to mitigation and adaptation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: rice, Odisha, ghg emissions, community education, small scale agriculture
Regenerative strategies for climate justice May East from Gaia Education gives a warm account of rice farming in the east Indian state of Odisha and puts forward the argument for traditional farming ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: agriculture, gender, climate resilience, climate finance
Women's empowerment and climate resilient agriculture UN women suggest that closing the gender gap in agriculture will mutually benefit the fight against climate change.     Women's empowerment ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: INDCs, climate smart agriculture, agriculture, mitigation, adaptation, finance
... Agriculture and climate experts have been highlighting the sector's huge potential to both adapt to and mitigate climate change since 2009. Greenhouse gas emissions related to our food systems are estimated ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: carbon farming, carbon storage, soil, ecovillage, COP21, agriculture
Carbon farming: To sequester carbon and reverse global warming Rob Wheeler from Global Ecovillage Network reminds us of the enormous carbon sink right under our feet - soil. Making better use of this ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Climate change, mitigation, Low Emission Development, agriculture
Navigating climate change mitigation and sustainable development in the tropics Representatives from VERTIC and the Earth Innovation Institute, consider bottom-up measures to improve land use in the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Brazil, Rainforest, Amazon, forest restoration, agriculture, deforestation
SOS Mata Atlantica: Protecting the Atlantic Rainforest Mario Mantovanni from SOS Mata Atlantica describes how NGOs and companies are helping to preserve the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest through municipal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Cities, Rio de Janeiro, COP21, sustainable agriculture, Sustainable Development Goals
Concrete actions for effective transformation Christino Áureo da Silva, State Government of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil discusses the Rio Rural approach which reconciles income generation and environmental ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs from the Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change reflects on the COP20 demonstrations of solidarity with the people of the Philippines following Typhoon ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: typhoon Hagupit, typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, resilience, loss and damage, Africa, COP20, UNFCCC, Philippines, mountains, ecosystems, urbanisation, culture, water, biodiversity
Reflections from COP20, Day 10 Atayi Babs, Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change Upon entering the COP20 conference venue on Wednesday, I was met by over one hundred delegates from countries ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: water security, ecosystems, infrastructure, resilience, climate adaptation, agriculture, food security
Protecting our liquid assets International Water Management Institute’s Peter McCornick discusses the impacts of climate change on water, in the context of agriculture and food security, and presents ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: adaptation, mitigation, resilience, agriculture, food security, UNFCCC, COP20, sustainable development, SDGs
Why we must climate-proof the poor in Africa Agriculture for Impact’s Katrin Glatzel discusses the need to build coherence between different UN processes to strengthen resilience of agricultural systems, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, sustainable development, COP20, conservation, agriculture
The time is now to incorporate gender considerations into environmental policy Lorena Aguilar from the International Union for Conservation of Nature explores the value of maximising gender considerations ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equity, COP20, agriculture, forestry, Uganda
Connecting the dots: Relating forests and food to women’s empowerment and community resilience at the COP20 negotiations An interview with Gertrude Kabusimbi Kenyangi from Support for Women in Agriculture ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender equality, UNFCCC, COP20, agriculture, development, participation
... 2007, the gender community has risen to the challenge to the point where gender seems to be a fixture on the climate change agenda. To get to this point has not been easy, and we still have a long way ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, agriculture, Nepal, rural communities, sustainable development
The silent sufferers of climate change Sonu K.C. from Green Team Nepal details the challenges faced by rural women in Nepal, and the disproportionate impacts of climate change on their livelihoods and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, food security, agriculture, Brazil, resilience, WHO, IPCC
Climate change and health vulnerability: Is there food security in Brazil? Diego Ramos and Vital Ribeiro from Projeto Hospitais Saudáveis explore the impacts of climate change on food and agriculture ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: agriculture, gender equality, women’s rights, COP20, knowledge sharing, agricultural technologies, land rights
COP20: Climate change negotiators must consider the role of rural women Claudia Ringler from the International Food Policy Research Institute highlights the crucial role of women in food production, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Ethiopia, agriculture, land use change, soil, rainfall, climatic events, resilience, sustainable land management, reforestation
Securing a green future for a prosperous Ethiopia Tony Siantonas from the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency discusses the vital role of agriculture in Ethiopia, and highlights the country’s ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: Red Cross, mangroves, Vietnam, community development, environmental restoration, aquaculture
... planters on how to market and sell their products effectively for bamboo plantation in 2004. Those training and workshops were only limited to 90 communes. But between 2011 and 2013, a total of 56 communes ... [ +++ ]
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