FAO Secures Funds for Climate Research Program

The Food and Agriculture Organization has received $3 million from Norway and $2 million from Germany to support its program that aims to assess the role of farming in mitigating global warming.

FAO’s Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture program seeks to identify ways of mitigating the effects of climate change through improved farming practices, the International Business Times reports. It also involves profiling greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

Data acquired through the program would be available online.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.