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- DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016By modifying management of rice plants, soil, water and nutrients to improve growth environments, farmers can get higher-yielding, more vigorous and resilient plants nurtured by larger root systems and greater diversity/abundance of beneficial soil organisms.DocumentBioforsk / Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, 2014The agrarian population in Bangladesh is ranked by many studies to be of the most vulnerable in the world due to the poor socio-economic features, the unique geophysical location and the high exposure to climate change effects.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2011This paper places agriculture at the heart of climate change policy stating that climate change is already changing the face of farming. Increases in temperature, changing patterns of rainfall, more extreme droughts and floods, and the shifting distribution of pests and diseases can all be attributed in part to the increase in emissions of greenhouse gases resulting from human activities.DocumentRural Development Strategy Team, World Bank, 2001For more than a decade, the proportion of internationally supported public investment directed at agriculture and the rural sector in developing countries has been declining. Moreover, this is occuring at a time in which the process of globalisation is changing patters of trade and investment, placing agricultural producers and communities under tremendous pressure to adapt in order to survive.