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Keynote address by Prof Bob Scholes at Forest Day V in Durban, South Africa on December 4, 2011.
Select citations from the Science article.
J. Beddington et al., Achieving Food Security in the Face of Climate Change, Summary for policy makers from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change [Consortium of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2011].
Foresight, The Future of Food and Farming: Final Project Report: Futures (UKGovernment Office for Science, London, 2011).
INRA and Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD), Agrimonde: Scenarios and Challenges for Feeding the World in 2050 (Editions Quae, Versailles, France, 2011).
B. D. McIntyre, H. R. Herren, J. Wakhungu, R. T. Watson, Eds.,
Agriculture at a Crossroads: A Synthesis of the Global and Sub-global IAASTD Reports [International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD), Island Press, Washington, DC, 2009).
The Johannesburg Communiqué—Africa, A Call to Action, African Ministerial Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture, Johannesburg, South Africa, 13 to 14 September 2011.
Agriculture and Rural Development Day. December 2011.
UN Climate Change Conference, Durban, November–December 2011.
CCAFS Coordinating Unit - University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Rolighedsvej 21, DK-1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark, phone +45 35331046; Email ccafs [at] cgiar [dot] org, EAN 5790000279012
Lead Center - International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)