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Evidence of Impact: Climate-smart agriculture in Africa

Africa’s climate is changing. Across the continent rainfall patterns are set to alter. In many areas droughts will become more frequent, more intense, and last longer. 

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ICTs Climate Change and Development Case Evidence

Twenty new case studies on ICTs, climate change and development in the topic areas of: disaster management, new routes to adaptation, agricultural adaptation, mitigation, monitoring and strategy.

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Kikandwa Environmental Association

Kikandwa Environmental Association (KEA) is a developmental community based organisation in Uganda founded in 1999 with purpose of addressing rural development issues and natural resource managemen

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How can irrigated agriculture adapt to climate change

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Climate change is already affecting many natural systems and human environments worldwide, like the semiarid Guadiana Basin in Spain. This paper illustrates a systematic...

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Senegal Films – Adaptation without Borders

On this page four short films explore these issues in relation to rice production, consumption and global trade.

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Djeneba

Families in Senegal typically spend around 30% oftheir monthly income on food, so even small changes in the price of rice impact the monthly food intake of families in Senegal.

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Using climate information for supporting mung bean plantation over Sumbawa region

Sumbawa Island is one of the largest islands in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), Indonesia and has a periodically dry savannah climate with rainy and dry seasons,and is also influenced by El Nino and La Nina.

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Using climate information for supporting cacao plantation over Gorontalo region

Cacao is a shade-loving plant tropical plant and the natural habitat of cacao is in tropical forests. Cacao is a tree crop which is highly suitable under different production systems such as mono-crop, inter-cropping and agro-forestry.

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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty.

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Agromisa

About Agromisa
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Preparing for glacial lake outbursts in Peru

School children practice their emergency response in Carhuaz, Peru. © PRAA project staff / CARE

Peru has one of the largest concentrations in the world of tropical...

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Global Landscapes Forum

Jujuy province, Argentina. Photo credit: C.E. Manchego

Global Landscapes Forum Multifunctional landscapes and land uses are at the heart of the intertwined challenges...
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Gender and Inclusion Toolbox

Rural women head one out of five farms across the developing world, but produce less than their male counterparts because of the persistent inequalities that frame their experiences.

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Gender toolbox launched

This article details the 'Gender and Inclusion Toolbox' produced by CCAFS | CGIAR that supports the integration of gender and social perspectives in climate research and program development.

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Missing – the forgotten women in India’s climate plans

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This new film, directed by Krishnendu Bose and commissioned by CDKN, follows the Nahi women in their daily fight against climate change impacts. It shows how...

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CBA and resilience-building in Ethiopia

Beleta Hode has been involved in the GRAD programme for 10 months. “Since taking part in GRAD my family is healthier, I bring value to my household and I share my learning...

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Farmer field schools in Mozambique

Harvesting beans at the conservation agriculture demonstration plot, Vilankulos, Mozambique. © Faith Amon / CARE

Eighty percent of Mozambique’s smallholders depend on...

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Participatory scenario planning in Kenya

This case study introduces and reflects on the use of Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) in Garissa, Kenya.

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Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA)

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU).

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Transforming Gender Relations in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

This book distills lessons learned about integrating gender equality into agricultural development initiatives in Africa, with case studies of efforts at all levels.

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Zimbabwe

Coping with Drought and Climate Change in Zimbabwe

This project aimed to enhance the capacity of local people engaged in agriculture to adapt to climate variability and change through the demonstration of a range of gender-sensitive approaches. 

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Senegal

Adaptation and Mitigation through “produced environment” at the rural community of Sebikotane in Senegal

ENDA SYSPRO had partnered with development researchers to implement a new farming system labeled ‘produced environment’ in the rural community of Sebikotane, Senegal.

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Men and women farmers face contrasting realities

The Working Paper How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa? shows how men and women farmers are facing contrasting realities.

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