Hi Pam, Nikki, John and others in the dadamac team and community,
Here is something that all of you would find interesting and useful.
I just read an interesting story on agricultural solutions for farmers to tackle the multiple challenges of climate change, desertification, high energy demand and an exploding population.
Dr William Dar, Director General of the India-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) says, "The world is facing a perfect storm, with a number of huge problems converging around us. At the centre of this storm are the poor people, who depend on agriculture for survival."
Backed by scientific research, ICRISAT says it has worked on crops (pearl millet, sorghum, chickpea, pigeonpea and groundnut) that have several natural advantages in a changing climate. Click and read the full story
Hope there are some good takeaways for all of you.