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Why soil conservation matters

Why soil conservation matters

The soil ecosystem plays a vital role in climate change as it regulates soil carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions.

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COP22-Marrakech: Leaders, experts urge more action on climate change-induced droughts in Middle East, North Africa

COP22-Marrakech: Leaders, experts urge more action on climate change-induced droughts in Middle East, North Africa

Leaders and experts from international, regional and national research, development and donor organizations today called for stepping up efforts on drought management and mitigation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the face of climate change.

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ICBA Annual Report 2015 is published

ICBA Annual Report 2015 is published

The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) has published its Annual Report 2015. The report covers the center’s applied research and development work in different countries during 2015 with a focus on the five research and four enabling innovations set out in the ICBA Strategy 2013-2023.

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New paper offers strategies for climate change adaptation in Morocco

New paper offers strategies for climate change adaptation in Morocco

Climate change is no longer a challenge of the future. It is already taking place, and impacting the farmers that are most at risk. Over the years, reduced rainfall, depleting groundwater, increasing temperature and volatility of climatic events are adding to pressure on the agricultural system, which is struggling to respond to rising demands for food.

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World Food Day: quinoa and hope of food security in marginal environments

World Food Day: quinoa and hope of food security in marginal environments

World Food Day, which is celebrated on October 16 as the founding date of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is a global movement to end hunger. Food insecurity, which an estimated 795 million people worldwide experience, poses a risk to health, life potential, and even regional stability. In addition to a celebration, World Food Day also provides a platform for discussion around the causes and solutions of food insecurity.

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