What Does Warsaw Mean for Agriculture?

Food (Policy) For Thought

Well, the Warsaw summit on climate change has turned out to be a major disappointment, with many prominent NGOs walking out prematurely to signal their protest at governmental inaction and last-ditch agreements remaining vague and postponing real commitments to future meetings. Commentators especially deplored the lack of urgency that seemed to reign among the negotiators, all the more unwarranted since the summit came just at the heels of the disastrous typhoon in the Philippines, which many of the attendees’ speeches linked to the consequences of climate change. What would inaction mean in our field, concerning food policy? I found a couple of interesting graphs that might lend us some insights…

This is from a series called Post2015 by Farming First, which attempts to look ahead of the 2015 development agenda all the way to 2030 and showcase some potentials and challenges on the way.

On the website you can…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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