All articles for the topic: agriculture

Drip irrigation system at Onamulunga School

A holistic approach to community-based adaptation in Namibia

Namibia is plagued with a dry climate and poor soils and the country’s small-scale farmers produce the lowest agricultural yields in the world.  Climate change exacerbates these realities.

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Winrock International

Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S.

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Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute

BARI (Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute) is the largest multi- crop research institute conducting research on a wide variety of crops, such as cereals, tubers, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables

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Cocoa farmers plan for climate change

Through providing basic climate information and training, cocoa farmers in Central America are now better prepared for climate change. 

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Barriers for long-term climate information use in decision-making

Recent paper by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) identifies barriers and enablers to use longer term climate information in development plans.

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Fauna & Flora International Climate Adaptation Planning Project

Fauna & Flora International’s Climate Adaptation Planning Project is conducting climate adaptation planning processes at six biodiversity project sites within agricultural landscapes.

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Adaptation measures for especially maize are urgently needed in Africa to curb future negative climate impacts.

Climate impacts on crops

A new Working Paper by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) provides climate projections for crops in Africa.

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Climate Change and Wheat Farming

This is a theoretical case study representing a guide in how to use CIP in analysing historical and future rainfall patterns in the Swartland region in South Africa.

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Gender and Vulnerable Groups

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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When Poor Resource Governance Becomes Barrier to Rural Community-Based Adaptation

Natural resources and ecological assets in the Nigerian savanna are not pure public goods, but common pool resources, which can result in a 'tragedy of the commons' - a barrier to adaptation.

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Mainstreaming the Use of Climate Data by Smallholder Farmers in Zimbabwe

Climate change in Zimbabwe is reinforcing a negative seasonal cycle of increasing vulnerability - but use of climate information by small-holder farmers has been limited.

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CGIAR

CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food secur

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Traditional knowledge and high-altitude climate change adaptation in Peru

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful. This article features ASSAR's work in India.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of Southern Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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A monitoring instrument for resilience

Implicit in all development work is the quest for impact. Positively influencing livelihoods, landscapes and ecosystems is the goal of our work. Effecting such changes is known to require...

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WWOOF India

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) provides a way for volunteers (WWOOFers) to learn about organic food, farming, and ways of life.

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Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan

"Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan (LDCF-1)" is the first Full-size GEF project in Afghanistan for Climate Change Adaptation.

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Mainstreaming adaptation in agriculture

Abstract for open access article in Climate and Development journal

Climate change creates widespread risks for food production. As climate impacts are often locally specific, it is imperative...

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VAR Report

This VAR Report assesses the current-day values of key assets at risk to climate change in the Lower Mekong Basin countries. 

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2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop

The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is an emerging alliance of around 50 of the leading global, regional and national knowledge brokers specialising in climate and development information

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Pumps and Ponds: Responding to Drought attributed to climate change in Svay Rieng, Cambodia

Summary

Cambodia farmers are having to cope with intensifying dry seasons caused by climate change, through diversification of their livelihood.

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COMPENDIUM OF LESSONS LEARNED FROM ARCC CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS

Introduction

Before considering how to adapt to climate change, it is first necessary to understand the extent to which natural and human systems will be affected by various change...

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