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CLIMATE IMPACTS AFRICA – AGRICULTURAL SECTOR ADAPTATION

COP 22 Agriculture – Science to Action ~ FAO Dep. Director and Coordinator for Natural Resources – Climate Change Impacts in Africa. Maria Helena Semedo (FAO Deputy Director) explained that Agriculture should be “considered a solution and not a threat”, adding that FAO’s work on climate change is aimed at ...

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COP 22 IFAD INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

COP 22 IFAD INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT Three quarters of the poorest people in the world live in the rural areas of developing countries. Most of them depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Climate change, a growing global population, and volatile food and energy prices have the potential to push ...

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GLOBAL FORESTRY ISSUES AND DEFORESTATION EMISSION REDUCTIONS

In this Mother Channel interview at COP 22, with Christopher Martius (Principal Scientist Climate Change, CIFOR) – We work globally on forests and forestry issues, particularly in the Tropics and also on Climate Change problems related to forests and deforestation.   One of our research aspects is a comparative study on ...

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Avoiding Irreversible Ocean and Polar Thresholds ~ Oceans (Part 1)

In a panel discussion on Avoiding Irreversible Ocean and Polar Thresholds globally, Dr Carol Turley introduces specialist speakers on the subjects of Oceans, Polar Ice, Sea Rise and Oceanic solutions at COP 22, Marrakech. Mr Philip Duffy (Physicist) and President and Executive Director at Woods Hole Research Centre gives and ...

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Survival of Ocean Life ~ The Human Impact Factor!

Mother Channel interviews Ms Natalya Gallo, a PhD student at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and fellow of Centre for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation and Mr Dimitri Kalitschenko of Québec-Océan who speak about the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) Water/Air Report and the survival of Ocean life. Natalya expanded on ...

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