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Ronalee Biasca posted Information 17 October 2012

The Third Regional Seminar on Agriculture and Climate Change examined the role new technologies may play in contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation in the agricultural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).  The Seminar, held from 27-28 September 2012, at the UN Economi

Ronalee Biasca posted Information 25 October 2012

Climate change is already disproportionally affecting the islands of the Pacific.

Ronalee Biasca posted Information 5 November 2012

Climate change could lead to crops from the banana family becoming a critical food source for millions of people, a new report says.  Researchers from the CGIAR agricultural partnership say the fruit might replace potatoes in some developing countries.

Ronalee Biasca posted Information 14 January 2013

A new initiative is catching on in the Caribbean that aims to increase and sustain agricultural productivity by incorporating information about weather and climate into the farming process, all under the umbrella of climate-smart agriculture.

Cristina Dobos posted Information 4 October 2013

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), supported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), convened the Pacific Regional Forestry Technical Meeting under the theme 'Sustainable Forest Management for a R

Etienne Goffin posted Information 24 October 2013

The 2013 Global Hunger Index (GHI) was released last week, and while most countries in the region had demonstrated a marked improvement in hunger levels since the 2005 index was published, Timor-Leste was among the worst performers.

ADRIEN Eric posted Information 19 November 2013

[WARSAW] Tiny island states that speck the vast swathe of the Pacific Ocean have a far greater importance in understanding global climate change than their tiny populations would suggest.

Etienne Goffin posted Information 3 February 2014

In a special event on ‘Strengthening the resilience of small island developing States (SIDS) within the context of sustainable development,' the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) Second Committee (Economic and Financial) discussed SIDS' unique and particular vulnerabilities, while also noting their di

Lebo Mofolo posted Information 16 May 2014

Ethiopia, May 14, CMC – More than 300 delegates from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are gathering here ahead of a three-day international conference aimed at building resilience for food and nutrition security.