Timothy Russell, International Rice Research Institute, speaks to JustJobs Network about ways in which rice farmers are coping with the problem of soil salinity.
Livelihood patterns are changing in interesting ways, as some farmers shift to high value crops like shrimp. Kevin T. Kamp, Climate Resilient Ecosystems and Livelihoods (CREL) project, Winrock International, shares the details.
While a fair bit of data is actually available online, it’s not in a machine readable format. The data is either in a .pdf file or inside tables on multiple web pages. Data available in these formats is difficult to analyze as it usually cannot be read by any statistical software.
February 22, 2017
The JustJobs Network and the Global Works Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, will host thought leaders from business, labor, government, academia, and non-governmental and international organizations for a roundtable conversation on transformations in global value chains and the new challenges that accompany them. To be held on February 22 in Washington D.C., the event will focus on themes of inclusive industrialisation and co-governance in the context of global value chains.