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University of Parakou

University of Parakou

University of Parakou (UP) is located in Parakou, Borgou, Benin. It is locally known as Université de Parakou. The university was established in 2001.

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University of Agriculture Peshawar

Since its establishment in 1981, this University has been playing a vital role in imparting Agricultural Education and conducting basic and applied agricultural research throughout the Province,
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Universidad de La Frontera

The Universidad de La Frontera is located in Temuco, southern Chile. It is a public, state owned university with six Faculties.

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Centre Régional d Enseignement Spécialisé en Agriculture

Sous la tutelle de l'Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey (UAM), le CRESA a pour objectif de former les étudiants ayant au moins une Maîtrise, les employés des organismes privés ou de l'Etat ayant u

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Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected from compaction and erosion and managing water use for irrigation.

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Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

The districts of Maldah and Murshidabad in West Bengal belong to the most severely flood affected areas in India. Local livelihoods in these distrits are strongly dependent on rainfed agricultural production. 

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Implementation of a PES scheme in Tanzania

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 beneficiaries (which are recognised as buyers) of environmental/ecosystem services should compensate those who provide or play a role to guarantee continuous flow of such services (who are recognised as sellers of the services). The EPWS program in Tanzania which is implemented jointly by CARE International and WWF Country Office stands to ensure a sustainable flow of watershed services to beneficiaries into the future via a mechanism that promotes articulation of conservation practices in catchment areas which in turn alleviate poverty to land managers. 

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Guadiana river basin case study

The River Guadiana in the area around Serpa, Portugal. Source: Wikipedia

The Guadiana river basin, located in the south-west of Spain (and spilling over into Portugal...

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CIRAD (Agricultural Research for Development)

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Lessons learned from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Life and livelihoods

Climate change may affect the coastal region through salinity, erosion, accretion, floods, waterlogging, cyclones and tidal surges. Livelihoods of people have been affected...

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Case Study: Tal Hadya

Wheat growing in Tal Hadya: Photo ICARDA

Tel Hadya is a water scarce area in the North of Syria. During the last 30 years droughts have frequently led to crop failure...

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ACCCA/ENDA Communities Tigray Project

Committee meeting in Kihen Tabia

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This ACCCA project brings together poor communities in drought-hit regions of northern Ethiopia with technical...

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