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- DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Climate-smart agriculture (CSA)—agriculture and food systems that sustainably increase food production, improve resilience (or adaptive capacity) of farming systems, and mitigate climate change when possible—has quickly been integrated into the global development agenda.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates that expected population growth, coupled with income growth, would require 70% more food to be produced by 2050. However, climate change, which among other things affects temperature, seasonality, rainfall, and extreme events, makes this goal even more challenging.Document
Integrating gender into climate change adaptation programs: a research and capacity needs assessment for Sub-Saharan AfricaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Research shows that paying attention to gender matters not only for the equity of climate change adaptation programs but also for their efficiency and effectiveness. Many organizations working to increase resilience to climate change with local communities also recognize the importance of gender yet the degree to which gender is integrated in project implementation is unclear.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Mainstreaming climate change strategies on the basis of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) into agricultural food security policies demands multi-dimensional approaches. In sub-Saharan Africa, the demand is made more complex by the socio- economic challenges such as poverty, unstable markets, limited opportunities for employment and livelihoods.Document
Uptake and dissemination pathways for climate-smart agriculture technologies and practices in Lushoto, TanzaniaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Smallholder farmers in East Africa need information and knowledge on appropriate climate- smart agriculture (CSA) technologies and practices, and institutional innovations in order to effectively adapt to climate change and cope with climate variability.Document
The future of food security, environments and livelihoods in Western Africa: four socio-economic scenariosClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Researchers, policy makers, entrepreneurs and development practitioners working to improve food security, environmental health and rural livelihoods in the developing world face many uncertainties when exploring the future of food systems.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016With the concept climate-smart agriculture (CSA) being relatively new, there is a need to test and develop practical and systematic methodologies and approaches for documenting and evaluating CSA practices in the field. The implementation of CCAFS’ Climate-Smart Villages (CSV) involves identifying, assessing and selecting climate-smart farming practices.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Coastal aquaculture, particularly brackish water shrimp farming, plays an important role in the socio-economic development of most coastal communities on the North Central Coast (NCC) of Vietnam.Document
Climate change reporting for rural broadcasters Engaging rural media for community mobilization on climate-smart agriculture in the PhilippinesClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016To kick off a pilot rural radio campaign on climate smart agriculture (CSA), three seminar workshops titled “Climate Change: iBroadkas Mo!”, for rural broadcasters in the Philippines were organized by the Philippine Federation of Rural Broadcasters (PFRB), with the support of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security in Southeast Asia (CCAFS-SEA).Document
Benefits and costs of nitrogen fertilizer management for climate change mitigation: focus on India and MexicoClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016This report contributes to the project “Financing Low Emissions Agriculture,” led by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). The project aims to analyze financial options and gather empirical evidence to build business cases for supporting transitions to low emissions agriculture in developing countries.