Agriculture

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least 105,000 years ago, nascent farmers began to plant them around 11,500 years ago. Pigs, sheep and cattle were domesticated over 10,000 years ago. Plants were independently cultivated in at least 11 regions of the world. Industrial agriculture based on large-scale monoculture in the twentieth century came …

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ADB: Asian Development Bank · 21 December 2024 English

and institutional capacity Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Land-based Department Sectors Group Responsible ADB Division Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office


WRI: World Resources Institute · 7 September 2024

analysis shows representation from the Global South is critically low across key sectors, except for agriculture. This analysis highlights how initiatives are largely dominated by developed countries and the


WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 September 2024 English

WRI, alongside its partners, organized a ‘‘high-level stakeholder consultative forum’’ to explore the interventions needed to scale the adoption of productive use of renewable energy in smallholder agricultural sector. The …

of renewable energy (PURE) in the smallholder agriculture sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Download


GLA: Greater London Authority · 17 July 2024 English

The London Climate Resilience Review is an independent report commissioned by the Mayor of London to assess and enhance the city's preparedness for climate impacts. The review identifies six urgent …

opportunities and provides green jobs, sustainable agriculture and increased urban green space. Economic impacts


NIPoRe: Nepal Institute for Policy Research · 15 July 2024 English

In the meantime, the Taliban participated in the third UN-led Doha meeting on Afghanistan for the first time. [...] On the other hand, China attended the UN-led conference on Afghanistan …

key sectors like healthcare, education, and agriculture while addressing social welfare programs and investment (FDI), including 100 percent equity in agriculture. Companies from Bangladesh, Japan, Thailand, t/ https://kuenselonline.com/seeking-fdi-in-agriculture-sector/ https://kuenselonline.com/low-turnou close allies signed 23 agreements and MoUs on agriculture, infrastructure, industrial cooperation, and


National Farmers' Federation · 15 July 2024 English

Secondly, as the CEO can unilaterally determine the Group’s Terms of Reference and is not bound to acting upon advice received, it is difficult to envisage the necessity of this …

body representing farmers and more broadly, agriculture across Australia. The NFF’s membership comprises form the NFF. The NFF represents Australian agriculture on national and foreign policy issues including are achieved and unanticipated impacts on the agriculture sector are avoided. Initial Engagement and Formal enforcement; vii. Natural resource management; viii. Agriculture; ix. Land management; x. Any other matters prescribed Environmental Law is required to be well versed in agriculture, 5 Senate Inquiry into Nature Positive Related


NIPoRe: Nepal Institute for Policy Research · 14 July 2024 English

The country experienced the driest summer since 1981, with the heatwaves covering 80 percent of the country, leading to health emergencies, school closures, and the government considering the heatwaves a …

focused on reforming and uplifting five sectors - agriculture, energy, entrepreneurship and industrial development quarter of the financial year, supported by higher agriculture growth. Pakistan’s Bureau of Statistics estimated com/Economy/Pakistan-GDP-grows-2.09-in-Q3-supported-by-agriculture https://www.aa.com.tr/en/asia-pacific/saudi-





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