How agriculture changes our climate—New primer from Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment

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Share of global greenhouse gas emissions (University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment, 2016).

The following is an unusually sane and well communicated multimedia primer on the sustainability of the global food system. Food Matters, republished here in full with permission, is published by the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. It is the first in a series of Environment Reports and is a collaboration between an international group of scientists, writers, and designers to combine incisive narratives about environmental challenges, backed up by cutting-edge data. Funding for this project was largely provided by a grant from the Mosaic Company, with additional funding for research and analysis provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Do check out the full multimedia version, which has sources, links, images, more interactive graphics and other materials missing here. Enjoy!

Agriculture, deforestation and other land use
account for roughly 20…

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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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