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Date of Publication: Aug 2013
Author: CGAIR
To ensure a food-secure future, farming must become climate resilient. Around the world, governments and communities are adopting innovations that are improving the lives of millions while reducing...
Date of Publication: Aug 2013
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Between now and 2050, the world’s population will increase by one-third. Most of these additional 2 billion people will live in developing countries. At the same time, more people will be...
Date of Publication: Jun 2013
Author: GIZ
The goal of this factsheet with additional descriptions of Vulnerability Assessments (VA) applications is to provide an overview of experiences with VAs gained in Deutsche Gesellschaft für...
Date of Publication: May 2013
The 2013 AAEA & CAES Joint Annual Meeting in Washington, DC will offer AAEA members, CAES members, and other applied economists a chance to interact and learn over the course of the three day...
Date of Publication: May 2013
Author: Tafadzwanashe Mabhaudhi
Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc.) is an underutilised species with potential to contribute nutritional and food security in marginal areas. Growth, phenology and yield of a local...
Date of Publication: May 2013
Author: Thalami Dube
The reality of climate change is now a well-accepted reality and there is emerging evidence that climate changeposes a massive threat for development especially in poor countries. An understanding of...
Date of Publication: Apr 2013
Author: T.Mabhaudhia
Taro [Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott] is an underutilised crop in sub-Saharan Africa due to lack of agronomic research on it. There is no information describing water-use and drought tolerance of...
Date of Publication: Mar 2013
Author: T. Mabhaudhi
Maize (Zea mays L.) is the major grain crop in South Africa where most subsistence farmers still plant landraces. The objective of this study was to compare two landrace selections of maize with two...
Date of Publication: Mar 2013
Author: African Union
Climate-smart agriculture seeks to increase productivity in an environmentally and socially sustainable way, strengthen farmers' resilience to climate change, and reduce agriculture's...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
List of Acronyms used in the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report (AR5).
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
List of contributors to the IPCC WGI Fifth Assessment Report.
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
List of the Expert Reviewers of the IPCC WGI Fifth Assessment Report.
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Ulrich Cubasch (Germany)
This introductory chapter serves as a lead-in to the science presented in the Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Modi, Albert T
Successful crop stand establishment, a critical prerequisite for efficient crop production, is primarily determined by propagule quality. Taro [C%casia escu/enta (L.) Schott] corms of different sizes...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Monika Rhein (Germany)
The ocean influences climate by storing and transporting large amounts of heat, freshwater, and carbon, and by exchanging these properties with the atmosphere. About 93% of the excess heat energy...
Date of Publication: Jan 2013
Author: Lisa V. Alexander (Australia)
The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) considers new evidence of climate change based on many independent scientific analyses from observations of the...

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