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FAO-EC to promote climate smart farming

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Commission have announced a €5.3 million three-year project to promote “climate-smart” approaches to agriculture. 

The goal of “climate-smart” agriculture is that it “sustainably increases productivity, resilience (adaptation), [and] reduces/removes greenhouse gases (mitigation) while enhancing the achievement of national food security and development goals.”

The FAO press release can be found here.

The Worldwatch Institute reports on the news here.

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25 Apr 2012