Climate change has made the weather in Rwanda unpredictable. As a result, farmers are losing on average more than a third of their harvest. How can they adapt to the changing conditions?
Later than usual frosts in Europe earlier this year have badly affected the continent's apple harvest. German farmers have been badly affected, and consumers will be too due to an inevitable rise in prices.
Tanzanian farmers are looking for opportunities to grow and sustain their business in complex environments. This requires not only improved inputs and technology but also new thinking, says Anaclet Rwegayura.
Climate change is likely to have contributed to a 7 percent spike in the suicide rate in India over the last 30 years, a new scientific study says. India is experiencing a suicide epidemic, in particular in rural areas.
Germany is sponsoring the work of a West African research consortium to tackle land use affected by climate change. The devastating impact of drought has impacted the livelihoods of farmers.
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