CCAFS / Climate Change / East Africa / Environment / Food Security

East Africa to take part in 10-year research on boosting food security

East Africa has been earmarked for a global research programme that seeks to strike a balance between food production and environment conservation.

Faced with the new threat of climate change, the Consultative Group on International and Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) will spearhead the 10-year challenge programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) starting this year.

The programme will bring together different scientists and research institutions from all over the world to tackle the three issues that are of global concern.

Read more (The East African)

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