This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades.
Climate change has made growing vegetables in Mali today much tougher than it was 40 years ago when Amadou Sidibe used to visit his father's lush farm outside the capital Bamako.
While Julien Pierret was conducting research for his Ph.D. in climate data, he was playing around with a web graphics library and looking for a reason to learn about it. "I'm a child when it comes to exploring different tools and wanted to incorporate this into my Ph.D.," he admitted.
The INTA Bordenave - Buenos Aires Plant Improvement and Plant Quality group presented a new variety of white oats: INTA Pigeon. It is a long-cycle cultivar that stands out for its excellent forage quality, with very good regrowth capacity and high growth rate in the middle of winter.
Today’s agriculture has some fundamental challenges ahead. Climate change is already upon us, we’re amidst a global decline in biodiversity and have to produce enough food for a growing population.