Potential Benefits of Climate Change

According to a new study, while climate change could slash global crop yields in the 2030s, in some regions, including southern Africa, agricultural output could increase with farming becoming less dependent on water.

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  • East Africa:  Bioscience Should Underpin African Agriculture, Meeting Hears

    SciDev.Net, 26 March 2013

    Bioscience projects including ones that turn tannery waste into manure can improve crop productivity and food security, and boost agricultural resilience to climate change-related ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Climate Change Threat to Peace, Security - Nhema

    The Herald, 26 March 2013

    CLIMATE change is a threat to international peace and security and calls for an address to the environmental challenges being experienced worldwide, Environment and Natural ... read more »

  • Africa:  Gender Relations Are Changing Along With Climate

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 25 March 2013

    A changing climate will inevitably have an impact on gender relations in rural communities, but not enough is being done to boost the resilience of women - already disadvantaged by ... read more »

  • Africa:  New Tool to Track Whether Adaptation Supports Development

    AlertNet, 19 March 2013

    Developing countries in Africa, Asia and South America need ways to assess if climate change adaptation is keeping development on track, and if the costs and benefits are well ... read more »