23 Jan '12, 3am

Scientists urge countries to adopt ‘climate-smart’ agriculture

Scientists urge countries to adopt ‘climate-smart’ agriculture

Agriculture experts want more attention on farming and food distribution at global climate talks. Image: travel.wallpapers.tc Agricultural experts, frustrated with the slow progress on food security issues in climate talks, have called on scientists to aggressively promote rapid, global action on sustainable agriculture . In the wake of limited success on international agriculture-related climate policy at December’s United Nations climate talks in Durban, scientists writing in the 20 January issue of Science magazine urged their peers to give policy-makers the scientific evidence needed to implement effective policies on agriculture and food security. The scientists argued for policies that would not only ensure more efficient and environmentally friendly agricultural methods, but also stop the large-scale food wastage that occurs in both developing and wealthy countries....

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