Livestock worsen climate change. Yet many people make a living from livestock, so how can their environment al impact be reduced, productivity increased and livelihoods sustained?
How can the need for reduced environmental impact of agriculture be reconciled with food security? What kind of agricultural policy can ensure production without compromising natural resources?
What initiatives by farmers' organisations help manage cycles of grain abundance and scarcity? How do governments act in food crises through strategic grain reserves?
The administration OF THINGS
Whatever solutions are proposed to advance rural development will have to be managed by someone. Who is responsible for doing what? What capacity exists, governmental or otherwise, to make things happen?