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The UNESCO Pavilion at the 2016 UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22) opened its doors today with a series of discussions on the solutions that indigenous knowledge can offer to tackle climate change, and how to best support particularly vulnerable local and indigenous communities.

Wind, rain and industrial agriculture techniques accelerate soil erosion, but can be mitigated before the world faces catastrophic loss in terms of agricultural performance and critical ecosystem functions.

Prolonged droughts and heavy rains, a consequence of current erratic weather patterns, have destroyed more than half of the farmers' corn and beans crops along the Central American Dry Corridor, leaving them without food reserves.



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

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Organic production, diversified and integrated with the efficient utilisation of water, turned this small farm into a showcase for how to coexist with the semi-arid climate in Brazil’s Northeast.