All articles for the topic: climate-smart agriculture

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Yields in Mexico

This report summarises the findings of the consultancy project "Estimación de rendimientos potenciales con escenarios de cambio climático para diversos cultivos agrícolas en México", funded by the government of Canada under the UNDP-INECC partnership. 

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Climate-Smart Livestock Production in Ecuador: climate change adaptation for small and medium-sized livestock producers, with special focus on the Imbabura and Loja provinces

The Climate-Smart Livestock Production​ project (GCI by its spanish acronym) in Ecuador was implemented from 2016 to 2020 at various locations in the north of the Andean region.

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Greenhouses in the Taita Hills forests - The 'People Partner with Nature' Program in Kenya

Under the People Partner with Nature Program, which aims to "reduce the destruction of forested Kenya’s Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) and contribute to the realization of best participatory forest management practices for the benefit of all", Nature Kenya is supporting communities in the Taita Hills to increase their resilience to climate change, including through the use of greenhouses as a solution to climate change and increased food productivity.

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Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition

Watch an inspirational video about the Cambodia Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition project - an eight-year market systems development programme to develop the horticultural sector and increase the long-term resilience and food security of smallholder farmers in Northern Cambodia. 

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Climate-Smart Land Use (CSLU) in ASEAN

The Climate-Smart Land Use (CSLU) project strengthens the coordination role of members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in contributing to international and national climate policy processes on climate-smart land use in agriculture and forestry.

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Leadership for Responsive Climate Actions in Agriculture, Forestry and Food systems

Learn about the role of leadership in promoting transformational change towards a low-carbon, resilient, and food secure economy and society, both globally and regionally. 

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Climate smart actions and strategies in north western Himalayan region for sustainable livelihoods of agriculture-dependent hill communities

This project has the aim to improve the adaptive capacity of rural small and marginal farmers, including hill women in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, India, to respond to climate chan

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Integrated Agriculture-Aquaculture (IAA) Systems for Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation and Livelihoods

Integrated agriculture-aquaculture, a regionally historic system requiring limited resources, could provide a sustainable method for climate change adaptation, mitigation, and livelihoods. 

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Alternate wetting and drying for climate change adaptation, mitigation and livelihoods

The report describes alternate wetting and drying as a technique of rice farmers in SEA to help adapt to the everchanging weather patterns brought on by climate change. 

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Climate services to support adaptation and livelihoods

Bottom-up engagement is needed in shaping climate services to assist those impacted by climate change. Climate services play a key role in adaptation methods for Southeast Asia.

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Silvopastoral systems for climate change mitigation and adaptation

Explore silvopastoral systems (SPS), a versatile farming technique that provides farmers with a valuable mitigation and adaptation strategy in Southeast Asia.

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Sustainable soil management for enhanced productivity and climate benefits in ASEAN

Brief on implementing sustainable soil management (SSM), a focus on restoring soil health, with many benefits that contribute to improving food security in Southeast Asia

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Climate and nutrition smart villages as platforms to address food insecurity in Myanmar

The Climate and Nutrition Smart Villages project was implemented in four villages representing four major agro-ecological regions in Myanmar with the objective to identify and out-scale cli

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Review of ASEAN Guidelines on Climate-Smart Land Use

GIZ's Climate-Smart Land Use project facilitated a review of ASEAN guidelines on climate-smart agriculture/climate-smart land use. This report highlights the key findings of the review.

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Sustainable agriculture in suboptimal land

Sustainable agriculture practice on suboptimal land

Available arable lands are shrinking over time since most of them are already cultivated or converted. This article explores the way to convert suboptimal land into arable land, using an example from Indonesia. 

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CBA14 Marketplace: Climate Resilient Scalable Models on Land and Agriculture

Clean Energy Nepal together with NFGF, NLRF, LI-BIRD, and CSRC with the support of CARE Nepal develop and implement 8 different scalable resilient models.

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The Transfer of Agrotechnology from Japan to the Caribbean

This case study highlights the key points and insights in relation to the North-South and South-South transfer of technology necessary for a more resilient agricultural sector in the Caribbean.

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The pilot climate smart chicken shed carries a number of innovations and benefits for local farmers. Photo: Nyoman Prayoga/USAID APIK

Climate Risk Management to Secure Business Operation of Chicken Farming and Improve Livelihoods

Case study from Blitar District, Indonesia about an attempt to improve chicken farmer resilience through a pilot project on a new design of ‘climate smart’ chicken sheds. 

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Climate-Smart Agriculture 101 by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

CSA 101: your online guide to climate-smart agriculture

Looking for clear guidance on how to transform agriculture initiatives to become climate-resilient? The CSA Guide website offers the tools and information you need.

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Agro-met services and farmer responsiveness to advisories

This book chapter examines the importance of agro-met services for delivering crop and weather information, and the responses of farmers to these services in Maharashtra, India. 

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Community Based Adaptation

This theme aims to support and connect people working to empower communities to adapt to climate change and features monthly collaborative learning CBA forums.

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Local Solutions: Adapting to Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Local Solutions in Small Island Developing States

This report brings together case studies that highlight how CBA projects have helped to increase the adaptive capacities of local communities in SIDS.

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Religion and Tradition in Adaptation

Religion and tradition can act as barriers to the effective behavioural change needed for adaptation. However these can also be used to leverage local practices for better uptake of adaptation.

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