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The African signatories of Food Security and Climate Change: a call for commitment and preparation

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Date of publication: 2009-11-25

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Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security

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Summary:Alarmed by a substantial oversight in the global climate talks leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen next month, more than 60 of the world's most prominent agricultural scientists and leaders underscored how the almost total absence of agriculture in the agreement could lead to widespread famine and food shortages in the years ahead.

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