agriculture

UN working on ways to mitigate climate change’s impact on African agriculture

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today it is working with African leaders to help the continent adapt agricultural approaches that are more resilient to the impact of the climate change and scarcity of natural resources.

Global steps vital to preserve worldwide soil fertility and avoid famine, UN warns

Pressures on the world’s limited amounts of soils available for agriculture together with land degradation are threatening global food security and imperiling long-tem efforts to avoid widespread famine, a senior United Nations official warned today.