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December 6, 2015

‘Climate change will force another 100 million people into poverty’

National

 
December 6, 2015

FAISALABAD: The Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said that the climate change could force an additional 100 million people worldwide to live in extreme poverty by 2030.
He was speaking at the concluding session of a five-day workshop titled “Climate Changes Resilient Agriculture Systems”, arranged by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security, the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (CAS-UAF).
He said that climatic change was destroying crops and productive assets in the agricultural communities.