FAO: agriculture in developing countries must become ‘climate-smart’ to cope with the twin challenges of climate change and population growth (UN News Centre)

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AGRICULTURE MUST BECOME ‘CLIMATE-SMART,’ SAYS UN AGENCY

New York, Oct 28 2010 10:05AM

A new United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (<“http://www.fao.org/”>FAO) <“http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/newsroom/docs/the-hague-conference-fao-paper.pdf”> report calls for agriculture in developing countries to become ‘climate-smart’ to cope with the twin challenges of climate change and population growth.

Climate change is expected to curb agricultural productivity, stability and incomes in many areas already coping with high levels of food insecurity, but the new publication says world farming production must soar by 70 per cent in the next four decades to meet the food needs of the world’s population.

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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