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Surveying crops for climate change adaptation

Surveying crops for climate change adaptation

To draw greater attention to the role of traditional crops in climate change adaptation, Bioversity International is conducting a global survey in an effort to document which crops are stress tolerant and have potential to improve the livelihoods of farmers and communities.

Date published: January 2014

Study reveals dramatic differences in livestock's contribution to climate change

Study reveals dramatic differences in livestock's contribution to climate change

The amount of greenhouse gases livestock emit varies dramatically depending on the animal, the type of food it provides, the kind of feed it consumes and where it lives, a new study has revealed.

Date published: January 2014

Fungus threatens leading banana variety

Fungus threatens leading banana variety

A strain of the Fusarium soil fungus that attacks the main variety of export banana - the Cavendish - has been found in Mozambique and Jordan.

Date published: January 2014

New guides to agricultural innovation platforms

New guides to agricultural innovation platforms

The International Livestock Research Institute has published a set of 12 briefs to help guide agricultural research practitioners who seek to support and implement innovation platforms.

Date published: January 2014

CGIAR funding doubles in five years

CGIAR funding doubles in five years

CGIAR, the world's largest agricultural research partnership, has revealed that its annual funding has doubled since 2008, from US$500 million to US$1 billion.

Date published: December 2013

Holistic approach needed to tackle disease

Holistic approach needed to tackle disease

With population growth, agricultural expansion and the rise of global food chains dramatically altering how human and livestock diseases emerge, a new, more holistic approach to managing disease is needed.

Date published: December 2013

Plant breeding academy to improve nutrition

Plant breeding academy to improve nutrition

The African Plant Breeding Academy has been established in Nairobi, Kenya, by the African Orphan Crops Consortium to improve the livelihoods of Africa's smallholder farmers, reduce hunger and boost Africa's food supply.

Date published: December 2013

icipe seeks new head of public relations and communications

icipe is seeking a dynamic Public Relations and Communications Head to provide leadership and coordination for the Centre's communication and public relations activities.

Date published: December 2013

 

 

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