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Agriculture Sector Organizations

Organizations that work on adaptation in the agricultural sector are listed below.

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Great Lakes Regional Integrated Sciences & Assessments Center (GLISA) - RISA

GLISA is a member of NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, which supports climate research for decision-makers and policy planners at a regional level. GLISA is a partnership between the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, housed in the Graham Sustainability Institute's Climate Center. 

 

 

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High Plains Regional Climate Center

The High Plains Regional Climate Center is one of six regional climate centers in the U. S. managed by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The mission of NOAA's High Plains Regional Climate Center (HPRCC) is to increase the use and availability of climate data in the High Plains region. HPRCC personnel work closely with scientists from other regional and federal climate centers on climate services and programs and provide a regional structure for climate applications. The long-term objectives of the HPRCC are to carry out applied climate studies, develop improved climate information products, and provide climate services in the High Plains region.

 

 

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization.

 

 

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National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), established at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1995, helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management rather than crisis management. 

 

 

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National Farmers Union Climate Leaders

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Climate Leaders is a community of farmers, ranchers, educators, policy makers, journalists and citizens that are focusing on the threats posed to agriculture and food security by climate change, and finding collective solutions. The union Climate Leaders intend to spread awareness about climate change impacts on farmers, what they need to know and what they can do about climate change. The mission of the NFU is to advocate for the economic and social well-being, and quality of life of family farmers, ranchers, fishermen and consumers and their communities through education, cooperation and legislation.

 

 

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National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)

Following the passage of the NIDIS Act of 2006, The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) was established to develop an integrated drought monitoring and forecasting system at federal, state, and local levels. NIDIS's research goals focus on risk assessment, forecasting, and management. One of its primary projects is the U. S. Drought Portal, which is part of an interactive system to provide early warning about anticipated droughts, impact and risk assessments, planning tools, and drought historical data.

 

 

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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Originally established by Congress in 1935 as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), NRCS has expanded to become a conservation leader for all natural resources, ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges, like climate change. NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the resources that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems. NRCS experts from many disciplines come together to help landowners conserve natural resources in efficient, smart and sustainable ways.

 

 

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Northeast Regional Climate Center

The Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) is one of six regional climate centers in the U. S. managed by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Established in 1983, the NRCC is located in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University. It serves the 12-state region that includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia. The mission of the NRCC is to facilitate and enhance the collection, dissemination and use of climate data and information, as well as to monitor and assess climatic conditions and impacts in the twelve-state, northeastern region of the U.

 

 

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Oakland Climate Action Coalition

The Oakland Climate Action Coalition (OCAC) is a collaboration of more than 30 organizations striving to ensure that frontline communities benefit from efforts to address climate change in Oakland, California. Founded in 2009, OCAC has advanced its social equity and climate justice goals by engaging community-based organizations and impacted residents in climate action, adaptation, and resilience planning in Oakland. The coalition partnered with the City of Oakland to develop Oakland’s Energy and Climate Action Plan (ECAP), which was adopted in December 2012.

 

 

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Oregon Climate Change Research Institute (OCCRI)

The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute (OCCRI), based at Oregon State University (OSU), is a network of over 150 researchers at OSU, the University of Oregon, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, and affiliated federal and state labs.