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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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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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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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Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan

"Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience To Climate Change in Afghanistan (LDCF-1)" is the first Full-size GEF project in Afghanistan for Climate Change Adaptation.

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Using Radio to Improve Local Responses to Climate Variability

Alpaca Farmer with Radio. Credits: Yezelia Caceres Cabana.

The Climate Change, Innovation and ICTs project is an initiative led by the Centre for Development...

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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

About the project The Climate Change, Innovation and ICTs Project is an initiative led by the Centre for Development Informatics (CDI) of the University of Manchester, UK, with funding support...
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Livestock systems, vulnerability and climate change – Insights from the grass roots

Foreword

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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Climate variability and vulnerability research

Climate research has so far been focusing most of its attention on the impacts from higher mean temperatures worldwide. According to a new research review this has limited our understanding on how...

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Reducing poaching around Livestock feeding points

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Glensaugh: Improving Climate Resilience

Summary

Glensaugh is an experimental farm that has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures include the creation of renewable...

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Key Final Results

Report on Key Final Results

Overall Project Description

The USAID Mekong ARCC project is a five-year program (2011-2016) funded by the USAID Regional Development...

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Local Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation in West Africa

In West Africa, production systems are vulnerable and are subject to regular negative effects of natural degradation processes. These systems are particularly vulnerable to climate...

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climate change innovations in Chololo Ecovillage

This report summarises the outcomes of a community workshop held in Chololo on 2 August 2013.

The purpose of the workshop was to assess the effectiveness, gender friendliness, and...

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Improving Pasture Management and Livestock Rearing

Livestock rearing is the major component of arid agriculture. It plays an integral role in Rajasthan, where the people and their land are closely bound up with livestock rearing and...

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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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ECR: Agriculture

Executive summary

How exposed is UK agriculture to climate change?

Key climate risks facing the sector are changes in average climate conditions, changes to the inherent variability of...

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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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