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    Developing a climate-smart agriculture strategy at the country level: lessons from recent experience

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012
    This paper presents recent experiences of country level implementation of climate smart agriculture (CSA) to identify some key lessons to incorporate into ongoing CSA activities in developing countries.
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    Technologies for climate change mitigation: agriculture sector

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012
    This guidebook by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project describes crop and livestock management technologies and practices that contribute to climate change mitigation while improving crop productivity and reducing reliance on synthetic fertilizers.
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    Addressing financing for agriculture: ensuring a triple dividend for smallholders

    International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2012
    The agricultural sector plays a critical role in food security, poverty reduction and economic growth, especially in developing countries, where agriculture is fundamental to sustainable development.
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    Institutional innovations in African smallholder carbon projects

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2012
    According to this report, climate funds for reducing greenhouse gas emissions can benefit small farmers and help achieve development objectives. In the detailed study of six African agricultural carbon projects, researchers found that communities are benefiting from a range of activities related to planting and managing trees on farms.
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    Guidelines for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Agricultural Sector

    2011
    These guidelines are designed to provide basic and flexible guidance on how to: (i) conduct impact and vulnerability assessments in the agricultural sector; (ii) identify opportunities and entry points for integration of climate change mitigation and adaptation(CCMA) measures; (iii) identify, analyse and integrate options for CCMA into the agricultural policy formulation, financing, implementation
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    'Agriculture', in Climate change 2007: mitigation

    Cambridge University, 2007
    This contributory chapter of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) outlines the status of climate change mitigation in agriculture and its implications on development, production and consumption trends. It presents regional and global trends in greenhouse gas emissions, as well as future global trends.
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    Coping with a changing climate: considerations for adaptation and mitigation in agriculture

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009
    This book presents historical evidence of the linkages between climate and food security and the current challenges climate change poses on world food security. It argues that changing climatic conditions are projected to affect food security from the local to the global level as the unpredictability of weather conditions increases.
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    Farming’s climate smart future: placing agriculture at the heart of climate-change policy

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2011
    This paper places agriculture at the heart of climate change policy stating that climate change is already changing the face of farming. Increases in temperature, changing patterns of rainfall, more extreme droughts and floods, and the shifting distribution of pests and diseases can all be attributed in part to the increase in emissions of greenhouse gases resulting from human activities.
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    Climate change, water and food security

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2011
    This report summarises current knowledge of the anticipated impacts of climate change on water availability for agriculture. It examines the implications for local and national food security and the methods and approaches for assessing climate change impacts on water and agriculture.
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    Agriculture and climate change: a scoping report

    Meridian Institute, 2011
    This scoping report provides context and analysis for addressing agriculture in international climate negotiations with the aim of informing climate negotiators and other stakeholders of different options and unpacking issues of interest.

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