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January 28, 2016

A new tool for resilient seed systems - The Resilient Seed Systems Resource Box is a tool to enhance the access and use of crop diversity to adapt to climate change

January 13, 2016

HKU discovers a new plant growth technology that may alleviate climate change and food shortage

January 11, 2016

Mobilizing gene bank biodiversity in the fight against climate change

January 7, 2016

Extremwetter beeinflussen Landwirtschaft verschieden stark (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

December 4, 2015

Agri-business Leaders get climate smart at COP21 and aim to make 50% more food available and reduce agricultural emissions by 50% by 2030

December 3, 2015

USDA report warns that climate change is likely to impede progress on global food security

December 1, 2015

The hidden side of climate change (Thomson Reuters Foundation)

Monsanto takes action to fight climate change with carbon neutral crop production program - Company states that crops can be grown to mitigate climate change; commits to carbon neutral footprint across its operations by 2021 (EN/IT/NL/ES/FR/DE)

November 26, 2015

Surge in climate change-related disasters poses growing threat to food security - In developing countries the agriculture sector bears much of the economic impact

November 24, 2015

Making genetic diversity part of climate change adaptation - FAO issues guidelines on conservation and use of world’s genetic resources for food and agriculture

November 16, 2015

Can Queensland’s crops cope with climate change?

October 14, 2015

FAO and France urge including agriculture in global climate change debate - More targeted policies and investments needed to adapt agriculture to the impacts of climate change

October 2, 2015

Japan and IRRI launch project to aid climate forecasting for farmers 

September 16, 2015

Philippines - Climate change-resilient rice varieties for the Visayas and Mindanao

September 2, 2015

Enhancing rice production during climate change in Malaysia

September 1, 2015

Eight countries to sharpen long-term climate change adaptation strategies - FAO and UNDP join forces under German-funded initiative to raise profile of agriculture in climate change planning

August 19, 2015

Global warming: new report warns of food security threat

June 18, 2015

A body of evidence: What climate change implies for global food security and trade - New book assesses climate challenge and ways of coping with it

April 15, 2015

2050: Water supplies to dwindle in parts of the world, threatening food security and livelihoods - Better policies and more investments needed, including adaptation of agriculture to climate change

April 1, 2015

Australia - Monsanto sees climate change as major farming challenge

March 20, 2015

Towards COP21: scientists promote Climate-Smart Agriculture to tackle climate change

March 9, 2015

How does wheat respond to climate change?

February 20, 2015

Agriculture must change - FAO Director-General speaks at International Forum on Agriculture and Climate Change

February 18, 2015

Review of effects of climate change on agriculture

February 3, 2015

Climate projections show ways to improve crop yields (ScienceNetwork Western Australia)

February 2, 2015

Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO (SciDev.Net)

January 29, 2015

Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO (SciDev.Net)

January 27, 2015

The Philippines - Climate-ready rice lab to rise in Laguna, help scientists prepare rice for climate change (Rappler)

January 19, 2015

Genetic diversity a hidden tool in coping with climate change - Raw material of food systems are key to helping agriculture adapt to volatile weather and rising temperatures

January 16, 2015

Systems crucial to stability of planet compromised - New data and assessments suggest that resilience of the planet is now at risk 








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