FAO, the United Nations food and agricultural agency, created an online database that uses satellite data and Google Earth images to help farmers achieve more reliable agricultural yields and allowing for the optimization of irrigation systems, focusing on parts of Africa and the Middle East that are facing water scarcity. The new tool is named WaPOR (…)
The ICCG Best Climate Practices observatory presents the best ideas and projects to address water management and food production at Ecomondo on November 8, 2016. Ecomondo is the largest showcase for green and sustainable technology in the Euro-Mediterranean area and takes place in Rimini, Italy. Ecomondo – Green Technology Expo marks its 20th edition in (…)
Organic farming systems produce lower yields compared with conventional agriculture. However, they are more profitable and environmentally friendly, and deliver equally or more nutritious foods that contain less (or no) pesticide residues, compared with conventional farming, according to a paper published in the journal Nature. Agronomists at Washington State University argue that organic farming can trump conventional (…)
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