Kenya: Women building resilience to climate change through organic farming (Capital News)
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Millions of farmers are now forced to find innovative ways to work around climate change characterized by prolonged drought, sudden, heavy rainfall, and warmer temperatures, writes Capital News (Kenya) in a report on organic farming. Farm experts say the repercussions of climate change on agriculture are now squeezing out many family-based farms. The International Food Policy Research Institute estimates that global maize production could shrink to 24 percent by 2050. At COP27 world leaders worked towards the implementation of existing climate agreements. Global efforts and progress were done to identify high-potential approaches and develop strategies to transform food systems, and over 100 countries signed commitments to develop nations’ food systems transformation strategies.