The world’s demand for water is likely to surge in the next few decades. Rapidly growing populations will drive increased consumption by people, farms and companies. More people will move to cities, further straining supplies. An emerging middle class could clamor for more water-intensive food production and electricity generation.But it’s not clear where all that water will come from.
Wageningen University & Research is developing a comprehensive research programme with the aim of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and land use in the Netherlands. Wageningen researchers are looking into zero-emission greenhouses and clever ways of shaping livestock farming, land use and forest and nature management.
Within the framework of the project "Capacity building of technicians and producers of the Central Region in the implementation of a practical tool for agroecological zoning and scenarios for adaptation to climate change" INTA carries out this project in collaboration with Extension services of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) of four local governments&n
The Dominican Institute of Agricultural and Forestry Research (Idiaf) presented to dozens of agricultural producers and technicians on edible bean legumes and pigeon pea, two projects sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (Mescyt), to develop agricultural production technologies in the San Juan Valley to manage the effects of climate change on agricultural produc
00 million people could be affected as climate change decreases the levels of several nutrients in rice, according to a new paper. The paper estimated changes in rice nutrient content using experiments where rice (of several different cultivars) was grown under conditions of enriched CO2.