Farmers’ battle to cope with climate change could spark rural renewal

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The battle farmers across the world face to cope with climate change could spark what's being described as a "rural renewal."

In a report released on Friday, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says famers should shift to what's being called a “climate-smart” approach to agriculture.

The new approach will not only help prevent future food security crises, but may also spark economic and agricultural renewal in rural areas where hunger and poverty are most prevalent.

Sandra Ferrari asked Leslie Lipper, a Senior Environmental Economist with FAO in Rome, what is meant by "climate smart"

Duration: 4'20"

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