Climate change will hit poorest the hardest

Nourishing the Planet was recently featured in an article in South Africa’s News 24. The piece focused on the need for policymakers to focus on agriculture as a way of mitigating the effects of climate change, as they convene for the United Nations COP17 meetings.

According to project director, Danielle Nierenberg, “African farmers could sequester 50 billion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere over the next 50 years, primarily by planting trees among crops, protecting forests, and keeping their soils planted with crops for more of the year.”

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