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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.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
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.Document
Benefits and costs of climate change mitigation technologies in paddy rice: focus on Bangladesh and VietnamClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Existing evidence and expert opinion indicate that AWD is very promising in terms of its potential to increase farmers’ yields and profits and GHG reduction potential in Bangladesh and Vietnam.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2015As climate change pushes livestock, crop and tree production systems towards new realities, societies may seek more comprehensive solutions.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016This manual introduces a wide range of participatory strategies and tools for research to guide the implementation of climate smart agriculture and efforts to achieve food security in rural communities.Document
Adoption of climate smart technologies in East Africa: Findings from two surveys and participatory exercises with farmers and local expertsClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016As part of the “Policy Action for Climate Change Adaptation” (PACCA) project this info note summarizes findings of a project activity entitled “Influencing and linking policies and institutions from national to local level for the development and adoption of climate‐resilient food systems in East Africa” undertaken by researchers from Bioversity International and Arizona State University.Document
Climate-smart solutions for Mali: Findings from implementing the Climate-Smart Agriculture Prioritization FrameworkClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Mali is experiencing erratic rainfall, resulting in more frequent dry years, which threaten agricultural productivity and growth. The national economy is vulnerable to climate change due to 50% of GDP coming from the agricultural sector and 75% of the population living in rural areas.