CAS: “Soils can be part of the solution to combat climate change”

CIAT, The Nature Conservancy, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences examined global soil samples and developed sequestration potential maps that can assist in developing mitigation strategies for reaching the targets set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.

25 U.S. Farmer Organizations #Still-In on the Paris Agreement

A stable agricultural industry depends on a stable, predictable climate. Food Tank is highlighting 25 farmer-led and farmer-focused organizations working in the U.S. who are committed to supporting the goals of the Paris Agreement and working towards them.

How Africa Can Use Its Traditional Knowledge

Indigenous knowledge expert Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu’s TEDGlobal talk explores traditional African knowledge and practices used by modern farmers, with exceptional results.

Live on Twitter: Changing climate, changing diets: How do we balance appetites and climate action?

The Twitter chat is part of the Food Sustainability Media Award, which recognizes excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to the paradoxes of hunger and obesity, food and fuel, and starvation and waste.

Celebrating Rural Women’s Vital Contribution to Agriculture

October 15 is the United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, a day to celebrate and honor the invaluable contributions of rural women to agricultural and rural development.

The Plight of Jamaica’s Small-Scale Coffee Farmers to Climate Change

BCFN Alumni Anne-Teresa Birthwright discusses how climate change is pushing small-scale coffee farmers in Jamaica towards new realities.

Hurricane Maria Has Devastated Puerto Rico’s Farmland

Hurricane Maria is the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century. Major flooding and landslides have caused extensive damage to farmland and crops, and there is an urgent need for emergency food and water supplies.

In Aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Celebrity Chef Jose Andrés Is Feeding Thousands in Puerto Rico

Celebrity chef Jose Andrés and the team of the World Central Kitchen are working alongside local Puerto Rican chefs to feed more than 5,000 Puerto Ricans per day in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

U.N. Report Global Hunger Report Highlights Need for “Conflict-Sensitive Approach”

A new United Nations collaborative report finds global hunger, exacerbated by conflict and climate crises around the world, is on the rise.

For Climate Change, the American Farmer is the Sleeping Giant

American corn farmers are a major group still skeptical of climate change and have been largely unharmed by it so far. This could change in the near future, bringing new force and an unlikely ally to the fight against climate change.

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