Food systems will not adapt to climate change without seed diversity warns report

This article was first published on the Get Resilient Blog and is republished with permission.   Global food systems will struggle to adapt to climate change unless urgent action is taken to increase seed diversity, warn advocacy and environmental groups. In a recent report, the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA), Gaia Foundation and African Biodiversity Network (ABN) highlight…

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Adaptation CountryFile: Zambia

Welcome to (another) new feature – Adaptation Countryfile. Every so often we’ll take a break from the international adaptation circus and get stuck into national and even local level adaptation on the ground. How does climate change affect developing countries in reality? We’ll ask the same questions (who wins and loses, where does the money go,…

Guest Post: Water and Conflict in Kenya

Water, conflict and rediscovering traditional knowledge in Kenya  This article was first published on the Acclimatise News Network and is republished with permission.   By Joab Omondi As climate change continues to bite hard in developing countries, many governments in Africa have come to realise that there is an urgent need for adaptation to cushion their…

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IPCC Report – 3 Things the Media Missed

  The summary of the Impact, Vulnerability and Adaptation report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out today, and the media have churned out as much of their climate stuff as possible all on the same day. A scan of the media coverage provides some easy things to scare your kids with before bed. Some…