France’s innovative 4 per 1000 Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate has made significant progress over the past year in preparation for the COP22 climate change conference taking place now in Marrakesh, Morocco. As a reminder, the 4 per 1000 Initiative was launched by France in 2015 to bring together all willing partners (national […]

The French government recently made some important announcements about the 4 per 1000 Initiative for Food Security and Climate, which aims to reduce climate change by increasing carbon sequestration in soils. Just to remember the objective of the 4 per 1000 Initiative: According to scientists, if the annual amount of carbon stored in soils was […]

France’s innovative 4 per 1000 Initiative will once again be placed in the international spotlight after its official launch at the COP21 Paris climate talks last December. The Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture along with the French Ministry of Agriculture will host this April 28th a major meeting to help determine the future steps of the […]

Agriculture played a key role in this month’s historic COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, with multiple side events showcasing innovative solutions to climate change through the use of agriculture. On December 2nd, large themes surrounding agriculture and forests were presented at the climate talks. The themes featured several presentations from NGOs and government groups around […]

France’s innovative 4 per 1000 Initiative was officially launched Dec. 1 during the COP 21 climate talks in Paris, and more than 100 nations, non-profits and NGOs have signed on as giving their official support to the program, which promotes sequestering carbon in the soil. “4 per 1000 is essentially a global initiative. We must […]

France is taking the threat of global warming and the climate disruptions it will cause seriously, and is investing time and money into researching innovative ways to mitigate the effects of climate change to our planet – notably its effects on agriculture and forestry. The French Alliance for Environmental Research has released a report, titled […]

This December in Paris, France will play host to the COP21 international climate change conference, with a goal of limiting an increase in global average temperature to below 1.5° or 2°C. Agriculture will play a big role in this fight against global climate change, and France is leading the way with innovative proposals to use […]

Climate change is a reality that affects everyone, as is reaffirmed in each report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. From the local to the international level, France is working to avoid the unmanageable and to manage the inevitable through actions that started in the early 2000s. All industry and sectors are included in […]

Directly concerned in its current practices and those of the future, agricultural education is strongly mobilized in the face of the challenge that climate change represents. Dependent on agriculture in its activities, agriculture, the food industry and the forest must adapt themselves to climate change. Agricultural education has seized on these subjects through education made […]

Among the large world challenges is the need to feed 9 billion people by the year 2050. In the context of crisis, and when the planet still has 842 million people suffering from hunger, fighting waste is more than ever a major issue of our societies. However, every year more than a third of the […]

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