Agricultural research ‘key to easing climate-change impacts’

Rasha Deweder. Agricultural research key to easing climate change http://www.scidev.net/es/agriculture-and-environment/water/news/ciencia-agr-cola-aliviar-impactos-de-cambio-clim-tico-.html www.scidev.net      14 December  2012 | EN Drylands constitute more than 40 per cent of the world’s land surface and are home to 2.5 billion people. Those lands have less than eight per cent of the…

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Climate change and key crops for food security: the case of rice

Salazar V. B. Climate change and key crops for food security: the case of rice Published in The Journal Agraria 136, January 2012.Centro Peruvian Social Studies-CEPES, Lima, Peru. Those who base their plans on one alternative, amid a climate instability, will be most likely to…

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More heat and environmental disaster in Mexico to end of the century.

More heat and environmental disaster in Mexico to end of the century. Millennium | 22/05/2012 | Juarez City, Chihuahua, Mexico. The Mexican Science Academy warned that Mexico, by the end of the century, will record an increase on temperature that can reach up to 4…

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Latin American and Caribbean countries reaffirm commitment to eradicating hunger

Latin American and  Caribbean countries  reaffirm commitment to eradicating hunger FAO, Buenos Aires/Roma, 30/03/2012.                                                     Regional Conference also establishes priorities for FAO action in Latin American and  the Caribbean In response to a call by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, countries of Latin America…

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Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans.

Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans.                                                      Written by: United Kingdom Parliamentary Office.          www.scidev.net    01/7/ 2011/. United Kingdom The UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, argues that water resource management should not be overlooked in plans for climate change adaptation in Africa.

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Adapting agricultural water to climate change.

Adapting agricultural water to climate change.                                Published:Overseas Development Institute. United Kingdom  www.scidev.net15/9/ 2010/. United Kingdom This policy brief, published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), examines the relationship between climate change, water and food security and outlines potential adaptation strategies and policy priorities for developing…

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Climate change, current and short-term effect.

Juan G. R. Climate change, current and short-term effect. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº 2: 3-4, 2010, Spain. Climate change is part of the changes or adjustments that makes the planet earth to maintain the balance of different factors or natural forces, at the…

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Climate change, causes, development and consequences. Alicante, 25/11/2009, Spain

Tuduri B. F. Climate change, causes, development and consequences. Alicante, 25/11/2009, Spain. Currently, there is a strong scientific consensus that global climate will be significantly altered in the XXI century as a result of increased concentrations of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous…

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