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Our mission is to help society sustain and improve the viability of forestry and agricultural production, the availability and quality of soil and water resources, the viability and quality of rural lifestyles, and food security in light of climate variability and change.
This vulnerability assessment is meant to provide a baseline “snapshot” of current climate vulnerabilities, along with specific adaptive management strategies to increase the resilience of working lands.
Current drought conditions for the Caribbean Region. The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The video promotes agriculture and illustrates how food production is influenced by the climate through the experiences of Sr. Sapo in his home garden to foster children’s understanding of how the food we eat is connected to sunshine, rain and the soil.