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Rome/Jakarta - Peatlands cover only 3 percent of the world's surface yet contain as much carbon as all of its vegetation, dramatically underscoring their pivotal role in global climate regulation. Their degradation, by drainage or fire or other forces, triggers their...

East Africa is going through a massive Desert Locust infestation that’s stripping farming families of food and income and threatening the food security of millions throughout the region. And the number of locusts keeps growing.

In emergencies like these, killing locusts...

Climate Services support farmers to prepare for and adapt to climate change. Technology and innovation provide new opportunities for the dissemination of alerts and advisories to anticipate and prevent adverse weather impacts.

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged...

It is more and more evident, that we can no longer think about agriculture and food security without simultaneously addressing the climate crisis. The Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture is a landmark agreement under the United...