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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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Vice Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn (1879–1957) was the British-appointed governor of Newfoundland from 1936 to 1946 – a period of remarkable change that would culminate in Newfoundland’s union with …

Natural Resources, mov- ing the administration of “Agriculture, Cooperation, Land Settlement and kindred subjects” a senior official in the British Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries who had been seconded to Newfoundland


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

The word "pharmacopoeia" has come to have many meanings, although it is commonly understood to be a book describing approved compositions and standards for drugs. In 1813 the Royal College …

history, ethnography, theology, linguistics, agriculture, and medicine – were created amid multi-directional


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

politics in Tanzania, the book assesses guidelines developed by institutions such as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Bank to highlight essential considerations for

tenure. | LCSH: Agriculture and state. | LCSH: Land use—Planning. | LCSH: Women in agriculture. Classification: FAO-CFS principles for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems 120 4.3 FAO-CFS Rai Principle Strengthening for Tanzania CAADP Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme CCRO Certificate of Customary CVL Certificate of Village Land FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FOEI Friends crisis of 2007–08, global interest in food and agriculture spiked. With agricultural com- modity prices


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 7 June 2024 English

Before contact with white people, the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast traded amongst themselves and with other Indigenous groups farther inland, but by the end of the 1780s, when …

of sunshine towards the north did not favour agriculture; indeed, this inimicality was to prove advantageous


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 June 2024 English

In the third year of Russia's invasion, Ukraine has suffered enormous damages, with some sectors—such as buildings and infrastructure—particularly badly hit. The reconstruction effort presents an opportunity for Ukraine to …

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IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 4 June 2024 English

In this integrated cost-benefit analysis, the NBI Global Resource Centre demonstrates the potential of nature-based infrastructure to restore land and combat desertification in Burkina Faso, aiding communities with climate change …

Valuation of Land Restoration and Climate-Smart Agriculture in Burkina Faso In this integrated cost-benefit droughts. The result is the complete devastation of agriculture, with 46% of the country's arable land now degraded especially as 80% of the population relies on agriculture. Displacement rates have surged by over 7,000% globally. In response, Burkina Faso's Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Finance, supported by the NDC details Topic Climate Change Adaptation Food and Agriculture Infrastructure Nature Project The Nature-Based


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 4 June 2024 English

Public finance is a key tool used by governments to fund critical infrastructure needed to transition to renewable energy as well as direct capital and influence private investors' decisions. Ending …

N. (2023). Update on the energy sector and agriculture: Federal revenue forgone from tax provisions publications/RP-2324-007-S--update-energy-sector-agriculture-federal-revenue-forgone- from-tax-provisions from-tax-provisions--mise-jour-secteur-energie-agriculture-recettes-federales-auxquelles- renonce-gouvernement-federal-tit


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 30 May 2024 English

Insights on how private capital can finance natural infrastructure to meet our water needs, including an assessment of applicability of the finance instruments to the Canadian Prairies region.

operating revenues, based on Canada's 2021 Census of Agriculture (Statistics Canada, 2022a, 2022e). Natural Nature-Based Climate Solutions, Climate Smart Agriculture, Park Creation and Outdoor Access, and Clean ecosystem restoration projects (U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, 2022). As climate change increases In Alberta, four protocols are being used in agriculture; however, no protocols are fully developed and


Oceans North · 30 May 2024 English

Fisheries that target forage fish species are some of the largest in the world, and there In order to estimate the value of leaving forage are 17 forage fish stocks …

World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2014. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 230


Fraser Institute · 28 May 2024 English

Summary This essay evaluates past carbon emission reduction and the feasibility of eliminating fossil fuels to achieve net-zero carbon by 2050. Despite international agreements, government spending and regulations, and technological …

all infrastructure, housing, transportation, agriculture, and industrial production (Smil, 2016b). Roughly Everything in Between. Crown Currency. Food and Agriculture Organization [FAO] (2022). Forest Products 2020


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