Irrigation infrastructure is fast expanding Myanmar in order to boost the production of rice. But this is harming river health and inland fisheries due to lack of proper planning, according to new research, which is calling for a more integrated approach to support both fisheries and rice farming.
Climate related disasters are increasing at an alarming rate and adversely affecting human vulnerability and food security worldwide. But utilizing technology andlocal-level adaptation plans, backed by investment, partnerships and fortitude, are critical for readiness and mitigation.
With climate change upping the disaster scale in modern times, there is an urgent call for a proactive and collaborative approach between stakeholders, to manage and mitigate disasters more effectively
Climate change, increasing demand and over usage is taxing our water resources more than ever. Smallholder farmers will be the worst affected and the most vulnerable. A new report from the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) shows us how to rethink about our water usage, our food systems, and our diets.
Can sub-Saharan Africa feed itself: This is a question that has been asked for decades, but no satisfying answer has been found up to now - and is unlikely to be found in the near to medium term future. Why?