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Knowledge transfer for more resilient maize farming in Lao PDR

This article details a visit from the Thailand Department of Agriculture (DOA) to Laos in May 2016 to advise maize farmers and local experts on improved and more climate resilient farming practices.

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Adaptación en el Golfo de Fonseca

The Gulf of Fonseca is an important set of terrestrial and coastal marine ecosystems shared by three countries: El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Gulf is in the process of being declared a Biosphere Reserve by environmental and natural value.

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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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ACCC: Agriculture

This report looks at the past and future impacts of climate change in agriculture in China and the resulting implications for adaptation planning.

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Food Security and Climate Change:Kenya

Kenya has a land area which is over 80% arid and semi-arid and only 6% arable to grow food to feed a population of about 40 million. Kenya faces both food insecurity and water deficiency. The...

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Ghana Agriculture

Agricultural land in Ghana is used mainly for production of cereal, cocoa, oil palm, root vegetables, tubers, livestock raising, and irrigated farming in conjunction with shallot farming.

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Planning and costing agriculture's adaptation in Malawi

Summary of country findings: Malawi

This study is one of 5 country studies (Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania) exploring planning and costing agriculture's adaptation to climate...

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Food Security and Climate Change

Agricultural production, including access to food, in many African countries and regions, is projected to be severely compromised by climate variability and change. The area suitable for...

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Maize-based Subsistence Farming System

Farmers in Chikwawa grow a number of crops, alongside maize, to meet their subsistence needs, which are affected by flooding and droughts, expected to increase in magnitude and frequency...

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Maize-based Integrated Farming System

Farmers in the mid-hills of Nepal rely on a mixture of crops, animals and forest products for their livelihoods for their subsistence. Climate change threatens the system in a number of...

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Drought Management Considerations for Climate Change Adaptation in Viet Nam

Maize cultivation provides an assured income to the rural population in this part of Viet Nam

Adaptation context

During recent years, drought has become a common...

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