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Forests could stem Climate chaos

By Henry Opondo Continued forest destruction is a sure path to crippling weather events, water and air pollution and economic woes, Global climate experts have warned. The latest climate science offers compelling proof that shifting away from unsustainable food production and consumption approaches built on forest destruction—from knocking down trees to grow palm oil to

New Drought-Resistant Pasture Grass to boost African livestock farmers yields, income

BY Brian Odhiambo New varieties of high-quality, drought-resistant forage grasses could boost milk production by 40 percent and generate millions of dollars in economic benefits for struggling East African dairy farmers, according to a new analysis by experts at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture – a CGIAR Research Center. “Farmers could benefit more from