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RELEASE: WRI and Cargill Partner on Tools and Best Practices to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
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Attention Investors: African Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Land and Making Profit

  • Forests
  • agriculture
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  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
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Caroline Kariuki co-founded GreenPot Enterprises to help farmer-investors plant bamboo and restore degraded land in Kenya. Photo by Will Anderson/WRI.
  • Forests
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  • forest restoration
  • Kenya
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
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  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
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Innovación y preparación: La respuesta de caficultores costarricenses a los desafíos del cambio climático y la competencia en los mercados

  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Don Armando Navarro explica las medidas de adaptación que ha implementado en su finca, como la construcción de terrazas. Fotografía: Stefanie Tye
  • Climate Resilience
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  • agriculture
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Coffee Farmers in Costa Rica Are Brewing Up Solutions to Climate Change and Competition

  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • sustainable agriculture
Don Armando Navarro explains the climate adaptation measures he has implemented on his coffee farm. Photo by Stefanie Tye
  • Climate Resilience
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The Data Revolution Hasn't Yet Hit Agriculture

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  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Forests
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Farmer harvests wheat in Mojo, Ethiopia. Photo by Peter Lowe/CIMMYT
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ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview WRI’s Global Report on Creating a Sustainable Food Future

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Thanks to Climate Change, Oranges Are Becoming the New Coffee in Some Parts of Costa Rica

  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • sustainable agriculture
Coffee farmer Don Luis explains incremental adaptation measures he’s undertaken, like planting new coffee varieties resistant to coffee leaf rust and introducing shade trees. Photo: Rebecca Carter/WRI
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • sustainable agriculture

RELEASE: New “Better Buying Lab” to Develop Sustainable Food Strategies

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Food
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  • Climate-Friendly Diets
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RELEASE: WRI offers new approach to help move billions to more sustainable diets

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  • land use
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More Rice, Less Methane

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  • Water
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Climate
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  • GHG emissions
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water
Reducing flooding in rice paddies can dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and can also help conserve water and boost yields. Photo by IRRI.
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  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
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Closing the "Food Gap" Means Renewing the Global Commitment to Crop Breeding

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • sustainable agriculture
A great bulk of global plant breeding research has gone into the major cereals and oilseeds, such as corn, wheat, rice and soybeans.  Yet there are many other crops that are particularly important to small farmers and the food insecure, in part because many of these crops can do relatively well in marginal environments. Photo Credit: CIMMYT/Flickr
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
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Wanted: Better Indicators of Agriculture's Environmental Impact

  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • indicators
  • sustainable agriculture
How does the world feed more than 9 billion people in the year 2050 in a manner that not only advances economic development but also reduces agriculture’s impact on the environment? Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
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  • creating a sustainable food future
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  • indicators
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The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Food
  • governance
  • palm oil
  • sustainable agriculture
While palm oil can be produced sustainably, its production is currently a major driver of deforestation. Photo credit: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Flickr 2012
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Food
  • governance
  • palm oil
  • sustainable agriculture
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
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This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.

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