Food Security & Agriculture

The GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for Early Warning (CM4EW) is an international and transparent multi-source, consensus assessment of the crop growing conditions, status, and agro-climatic conditions that are likely to impact global production.
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The WGII report titled ‘Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability examines the links between agriculture, climate change and food security; let us take a closer look at 8 key messages and the implications for global efforts to reduce climate risks.
Climate change will make the U.S. Corn Belt unsuitable for cultivating corn by 2100 without major technological advances in agricultural practices, an Emory University study finds.
Jordan: Climate-smart agriculture action plan
Climate-smart agriculture offers Jordan opportunities to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change, while promoting continued growth and job creation.
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This contributing paper analyses systemic risk and compound vulnerabilities, by highlighting a case study to help decision-makers formulate effective strategies to address the nature of systemic risks in their societies.
Innovation for agricultural climate risk insurance - household survey preliminary report
This publication reports on the Innovation for African Climate Risk Insurance project, to develop an improved crop insurance product that addresses the problem of basis risk inter alia for small scale farmers.
In Indonesia's apple-growing heartlands, erratic rainfall and rising temperatures are eating away at farmers' profits
Australian farmers are on high alert for a mouse plague. Last year’s record invasion devastated rural areas and this year’s bumper harvest is seeing mouse numbers increasing again.
The international community is gearing for global market shocks after India, the world’s second-largest wheat producer, halted most wheat exports to protect its national food security, while advocates call for attention to the whole Southeast Asian region