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SPECIAL COVERAGE: Agriculture and Rural Development Day at the UN climate talks

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 26 Nov 2011 14:15 GMT
Author: Thomson Reuters Foundatoin
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Farmers are at the forefront of dealing with climate change around the world. How are they coping, and what opportunities do the shifts present? We take a look as Agriculture and Rural Development Day takes place at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa

Here's a list of news, blogs and multimedia on the topic:

News and features

Caribbean sizes up climate threats to food security

Insurance aims to help herders avoid 'downward spiral' from drought

Scientists seek solutions to rising costs of drought

Irrigation helps Mozambican farmers survive unreliable rains

Zimabwe farmers struggle to determine right planting time

Revamp African ag policy to address hunger and poverty - experts

Herders receive first drought insurance payouts in Kenya

Malawi farmers lay down their hoes to combat climate change

'Extended life' rice could quadruple yields, cut costs

Recovery from Pakistan floods will be financial, planning challenge

Guyana's coastal population faces threat of sea level rise

Extreme weather pushes up food prices - and unrest?

 

 

Blogs

Climate information: Malian farmers' most valuable tool?

Without healthy farms, Africa's forecast is hunger

Combining traditional knowledge and climate science in Chad

Tune climate policy to women for real change

Cashing in on climate change - with apples

How we can have our corn and eat it too

Swazi farmer brings 'Happy' ending to food security woes

Cracking the pigeon pea genetic code to help poor farmers

Is there enough food for a world of 7 billion?

Livestock insurance: A chance to outsmart drought?

A glimpse of climate-smart agriculture in Kenya

Not everyone is talking climate change this NovemberT

 

Multimedia

The story of agriculture and the green economy

Women changing gears to cassava in Kenya

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