• November 2010

    Will climate change affect what people eat?

    This post, by┬áNicholas Magnan (n.magnan@cgiar.org), sheds light on the lessons learned from IFPRI's research monograph: Food Security, Farming, and Climate Change to 2050: Scenarios, Results, Policy Options. Different crops react differently to changes in temperature and precipitation. Furthermore, climate change will affect the various regions of the world differently, and each region cultivates its own […]

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  • November 2010

    Can Canada (and other cold countries) feed the world if it heats up?

    This post, by┬áNicholas Magnan (n.magnan@cgiar.org), sheds light on the lessons learned from IFPRI's research monograph: Food Security, Farming, and Climate Change to 2050: Scenarios, Results, Policy Options. While some recent studies conclude that North American agriculture, including the highly productive Canadian prairies, [1] is expected to be less vulnerable to climate change than other regions […]

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