Blog-post: Global Models Must Meet Grassroots Action to Deliver Climate Solutions for Farmers
In a recent blog-post on the UN’s Academic Impact website, Sonja Vermeulen and Andy Challinor write the third piece in a series on Food security and climate change entitled “Global Models Must Meet Grassroots Action to Deliver Climate Solutions for Farmers”.
They argue that it is in the intersection of fundamental research and outcome-driven development work that it will be possible to advance our understanding of the impact of climate change on food security.
Read the full blog-post here.
While some of the food system challenges facing humanity are local, in an interconnected world, adopting a global perspective is essential. Many environmental issues, such as climate change, need supranational commitments and action to be addressed effectively. Due to ever increasing global trade flows, prices of commodities are connected through space; a drought in Romania may thus increase the price of wheat in Zimbabwe.
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