All articles for the topic: crops

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hotspots for change in semi-arid India

This paper used satellite images and data to identify areas in semi-arid India that have experienced land use and land cover changes over the last 3 decades and explores their potential drivers

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Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook and Platform

This Sourcebook provides a wide range of knowledge and expertise to support actors to make the agricultural sectors (crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry) more sustainable and productive.

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Farmers meet with extension service representatives in Dororo district, Mozambique.

Impact of Climate Change on Select Value Chains in Mozambique

This report details the likely impact of climate changes on three key crops (soy, pigeon pea and sesame) and analyzes opportunities to manage those risks across the value chain. 

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Food security and climate change assessment: Sudan

This assessment, published jointly by WFP and the UK Met Office, outlines how climate risks impact household food security and livelihoods in Sudan.

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Cultivating climate resilience in Moldova

Agriculture and food processing together make up about 40 percent of Moldova's GDP. Designing effective adaptation interventions and improving climate-resilient farming practices is imperative.

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Restoring reservoirs in rural Moldova

Moldova is heavily agriculture-dependent, yet current water reserves are already classified as “insufficient”. This study documents the impact of two grant-supported pilot reservoir projects.

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Improving the Climate Resilience of Kazakhstan Wheat and Central Asian Food Security

Kazakhstan is a major wheat exporter in Central Asia. Sustainable climate-resilience in the national agriculture sector is therefore a safeguard of food security in the whole region.

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Assessing Climate Service Needs In Kaffrine, Senegal

Climate services have the potential to reduce precipitation and temperature-related risks to agricultural production, boost agricultural yields, and build resilience in rural populations.

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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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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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How can irrigated agriculture adapt to climate change

Abstract

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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Agriculture in a Rain Scarcity Zone in a Drought Year

Tomato plots in Kumbharwadi

Weather variations are being experienced more frequently and severely today, affecting the farming community the most. On the...

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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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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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Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity Research

The aims and objectives of the Agrobiodiversity and Climate Change project are:

To bring together information from rural communities, indigenous peoples and research workers on how they use...
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