All articles for the topic: agroforestry systems

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Rain Water Harvesting and Agroforestry

The majority of people in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, depend on rainfed agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods. Water for agriculture and livestock has always been a major...

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Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities

A Beginning in Pemba from Community Forests International on Vimeo.

Context

Pemba is a small underdeveloped tropical island off the coast of Tanzania. As a small island, Pemba is...

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INCA Network

Abstract

The agricultural sector of Andean countries like Peru and Bolivia perceives the consequences of climate change in increasing water stress due to melting glaciers and changing...

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INCA Proceedings 2012

The International Network on Climate Change - INCA - is a project of Bolivian, Peruvian and German partners on adaptation and mitigation strategies of Andean people. The proceedings of the joint...

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Chololo Ecovillage

A model of good practice in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement is part of a team of six agencies working to transform Chololo, near Dodoma, into...

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Integrated Food-Energy Systems

Abstract

Food production needs to increase by 70%, mostly through yield increases, to feed the world in 2050. Increases in productivity achieved in the past are attributed in part to the...

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Climate-smart agriculture put into practice in smallholder dairy development project in Kenya

This article will introduce the MICCA pilot project in Kenya in the East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) in Kaptumo, where smallholder dairy farmers are integrating climate-smart practices...

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Equitable Payments for Watershed Services

In the subcatchment of the Mfizigo River, a joint CARE-WWF Programme (2006-2011) promoted a PES scheme between the downstream buyers and the upstream sellers from Lukenge, Kibungo, Lanzi, Dimilo and Nyingwa villages.

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Implementation of a PES scheme in Tanzania

Introduction

Equitable Payments for Wateshed Services (EPWS) is part of a broader concept of Payments for Environmental/Ecosystem Services (PES) with the underlying principle of which the...

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MICCA project in the South Ulugurus, Tanzania

This article will provide an overview of the MICCA Tanzania project initiative, which mainly focuses on the promotion of conservation agriculture and agroforestry at the community level and has a lifespan of 3 years.

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Climate-smart agriculture in Tanzania

Summary

The main goal of the MICCA Global Programme is to empower local smallholder farmers to contribute towards creating a low carbon emission agriculture pathway for the future.  MICCA...

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World Agroforestry Centre

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a CGIAR Consortium Research Center.

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International Network on Climate Change

For people living in the tropical Andes, climatic change is not a problem of the future - it's already there.

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INCA - Bolivia

The main intention of the International Network on Climate Change (INCA) is to understand the situation of local farming and forestry systems in the tropical Andes, and to derive and test...

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INCA - Peru

The main intention of the International Network on Climate Change (INCA) is to understand the situation of local farming and forestry systems in the tropical Andes, and to derive and test...

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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AdaptEA Uganda

Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) strategies to...

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AdaptEA Kenya

Wildlife in Kenya. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA)...

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Kilimanjaro Findings

Climate change projections for the Kilimanjaro region indicate a 25 to 60% increase in short rain precipitation and an increase of 20 to 45% precipitation of the long rains. Over the past thirty...

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Reseau National des Agro-sylvo-pastorale

Programme de fixation des jeunes (maraîchage, reboisement, élevage) dans leur terroir; accroissement des productions animales et céréalières grâce à l’application des paquets technologiques défini

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