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Climate Talks Want to Give Priority to Agriculture

Report: Majority of National Climate Plans Address Agriculture, But Most Lack Funds for Footing the Annual USD 5 Billion Bill To Make Farming Climate-Resilient and Reduce Emissions from Food Production

First-ever analysis of agriculture in national climate plans calls on negotiators to ramp up investments in the sector; plans from world’s largest agriculture emitters—U.S., India and China—vague on details

Sustainable Water Management is Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Benefits, say Countries

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Pre-publication results: UN-Water Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management

Nairobi and New York, 4 May 2012 (UN-Water – UNEP) – Over 80 percent of countries have reformed their water laws in the past twenty years as a response to growing pressures on water resources from expanding populations, urbanization and climate change.