Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate change governance, Agriculture and food
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- DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2011This policy brief focuses on the challenges in making climate-smart agricultural (CSA) production work for the poor, who will be the most vulnerable to climate impacts. The brief highlights three main constraints:DocumentIndian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2014This paper is based on predictions of a strong El Niño in 2014 which it is feared will lead to droughts in India. The paper argues that as El Niño may hit in the second half of Indian monsoon season in 2014, favourable water reservoir levels, and high stocks of grains with the government, may offer some relief to the farmers and the consumers at present.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This case study aims to illustrate how the Western Province in Sri Lanka is promoting urban and peri-urban agriculture and forestry as a strategy to reduce vulnerability to climate change, while at the same time enhancing urban liveability and livelihoods.Document
Challenges for a climate compatible development: how to strengthen agricultural, livestock and forestry public policiesLatin American Platform on Climate, 2012This policy brief emerges from a process of analysis of the status and quality of the public policies on climate change and development in ten Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Uruguay, Colombia, El Salvador and Paraguay.DocumentWorld Bank, 2013Based on worldwide experience and encouraging evidence from country pilots in African countries such as Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania,and Uganda, this new report suggests a series of ten steps that may help to revolutionise agricultural production and eradicate poverty in Africa.DocumentCentre for Alternative Technology, 2013This report explores how Britain can achieve Carbon neutrality. Building upon the groundwork laid by the Zero Carbon Britain project over the last six years, the authors incorporate the latest developments in science and technology, plus more detailed research in two main areas: balancing highly variable energy supply and demand; and the nutritional implications of a low carbon diet.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2013This comprehensive sourcebook on climate-smart agriculture (CSA), produced by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, consists of eighteen modules covering every aspect of planning and implementing CSA policies and projects.Document
Farmers’ perceptions and adaptations to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa: a synthesis of empirical studies and implications for public policy in African agricultureCanadian Center of Science and Education, 2013Climate change has the potential of undermining sustainable development efforts in Africa, if steps are not taken to respond to its adverse consequences. This study reviews existing and available literature on farmers’ perceptions and adaptation strategies to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa.Document
Linkages among key actors in the climate change and food security innovation system in Nigeria, Sierra Leone and LiberiaAfrican Journals Online - AJOL, 2012Published in the Journal of Agricultural Extensions, this paper outlines a study examining the linkages among actors in climate change and food security innovation systems in the west African sub-region.Document
Understanding past and future impacts of climate change in agriculture: implications for adaptation planningAdapting to Climate Change in China, 2012Climate change poses a serious risk to food security and agriculture in China. Agriculture is of critical importance to China, because 54 per cent of the country’s population lives in rural areas. This policy brief outlines the key research highlights to date on the impacts of climate change on agriculture.