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 Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security


International conference on "Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in a Changing Climate", Lillehammer 27th-29th of January, 2014

Workshop on Crop and Livestock Diversity for Climate Change Adaptation co-organized by BC3 in Rome
 Expert meeting co-organized by Biodiversity International and Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) to be held in Rome  8-11 October 2013

New maps for navigating a sea of changes in livestock production, ILRI

Mapping the global distribution of livestock

  • Timothy P. Robinson, G. R. William Wint, Giulia Conchedda,Thomas P. Van Boeckel, Valentina Ercoli, Elisa Palamara, Giuseppina Cinardi, Laura D'Aietti, Simon I. Hay,Marius Gilbert. Mapping the Global Distribution of Livestock. PloS One. Published: May 29, 2014. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096084