United Nations Development Program ten-minute video that, to the wise and concerned, lays out the stakes of delaying action against human-caused climate change.
In the, farmers’ lives and the weather are intimately interwoven, but something is changing, now that the rains in Agusan del Norte are too heavy, the sun shines too fiercely. Now there’s hope for poor farmers with the community-based approach monitoring and Weather Index-Based Insurance packages, to warn people when heavy weather is on the way.
Though, I do weary of the astonishing abuse of acronyms in this work-of-the-angels. “WIBI?”
Incidentally, though the phrase doesn’t appear anywhere in this material, this is exactly the sort of work carried on by the UN’s Agenda 21 project. Doesn’t look subversive to me.
Tip of the old scrub brush to the UNDP and ILO Tweet:
- Agusan del Norte, and on the map
- Philippines among nations most vulnerable to climate change damage, World Bank report said; ManilaTimes.net
- Climate change discussion, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration
- “Climate change could devastate Philippines: NASA scientist,” AFP 2008
- “Rich getting richer, poor getting poorer,” Honeybees and Helium
- Long Rainy Season to Help Increase Rice Yields (cambodiadaily.com)
- Basmati Rice Pakistan (ricepakistan21.wordpress.com)
- Hay-granary technology still popular in Krishna (thehindu.com)
- Share experience to overcome challenges in agriculture (thehindu.com)