All articles for the topic: livestock

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Economics of Land Degradation

This study examines the costs and benefits of several land and water-based programmes implemented by Development Alternatives. The methodology combined the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) approach and InVEST software to compare intervention and comparator sites in three districts of Bundelkhand, India.

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Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is a cabinet-level ministry of the government of Uganda.

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Kenya Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

 

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Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

Le Ministère de l’Agriculture et de l’Elevage du Burundi a pour missions principales:

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Pastoralism has become challenging in countries in the Sahel region such as Burkina Faso

Pastoralism, farming and a changing climate in the Sahel region

This case study sheds light on the adverse impacts of climate change for pastoral livelihoods in the Sahel region, and the need for regional coordination to build resilience in the region.

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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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Ecosystem conservation and restoration in Laguna de Los Pozuelos, Argentina

This solution contributes to the conservation and restoration of high Andean wetland ecosystems in the Laguna de los Pozuelos, Argentina, through the active participation of local communities.

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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 Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in East Java Province | Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Jawa Timur

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Jawa Timur ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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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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Enhancing resilience using Indigenous Fodder Trees

This policy brief describes how Indigenous Fodder Trees can be used to improve food security and enhance the climate resilience of livestock herders.

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Fresh fish just landed for sale on the beach, Kayar, Senegal. Photo by Anne Delaporte, 2011

Climate information services in Senegal

This study analyzed experiences and lessons learned in Senegal, where various climate information services products attempted to effectively involve producers, technicians and policy‐makers.

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Climate Risk and Vulnerability: A Handbook for Southern Africa (2nd Edition)

An updated version of the popular handbook outlining projected climate change, sectoral impacts and responses (adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and accessing climate finance) in southern Africa

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Enhancing Gambian Women Livestock Farmers' Adaptation Strategies

This study examined climate change adaptation issues confronting women livestock farmers in The Gambia. Specific focus was on the feeding and breeding strategies in smallholder farming systems.

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Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Burundi

 

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Climate Change Impacts on Livestock

A new working paper by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) summarizes what we know around climate impacts on livestock systems in Africa.

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Prioritizing Investments in Climate-Smart Agriculture in Guatemala

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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sing Radio to Improve Local Responses to Climate Variability

Using Radio to Improve Local Responses to Climate Variability

Livelihoods in high mountain areas are made more precarious by climate vulnerability. This case study focuses on radio's contribution to sustainable mountain livelihoods in the Peruvian Andes. 

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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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Sustainable livestock production in Cuba

A bullock in Camugüey, Cuba. © Carol Foil / flickr.com / creative commons

Camagüey province is the driest region of Cuba, and the impacts of climate change are making it...
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Using Mobile Phones to Reduce the Adversities of Climate Change in Rural Nepal

The initiative aims to build resilience by improving the livelihood assets of vulnerable communities, and the work reported here focuses on the rural communities around South-Central Nepal.

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Livestock systems, vulnerability and climate change – Insights from the grass roots

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Climate change is already happening and its effects, particularly on rural communities in India, are adverse. There is a need to highlight key issues and understand the...

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Taro Patch on the North Shore of Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi

Climate variability and vulnerability research

Climate research has focused on the impacts of higher mean temps. This review finds this has limited our understanding of how variability, such as heat waves will impact farming systems.

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Reducing poaching around Livestock feeding points

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