Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change agriculture and food security, Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation in Kenya
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Impacts of seasonal climate communication strategies on farm management and livelihoods in Wote, KenyaClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015This study was undertaken in Wote division, Makueni district, Eastern province, Kenya, to test the effectiveness of different methods of communicating downscaled seasonal climate forecast information, and to assess its impact on management and productivity of smallholder farms.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015Improving productivity of sheep and goats (i.e. small ruminants- SR) under smallholder farming systems faced with challenges of unfavourable climatic events has been identified as one means of enhancing livelihoods of communities living in these areas.Document
Resilience and economic growth in arid lands – accelerated growth in Kenya mitigation co-benefits of herd size and feed quality managementClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016REGAL-AG, a 5-year project implemented by ACDI/VOCA and funded under the Feed the Future (FTF) initiative, sought to increase economic growth in rural communities by improving competitiveness and inclusiveness in the livestock value chain.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) requires a major shift in the way land, water, soil nutrients, and genetic resources are managed to ensure that these resources are used more efficiently. Making this shift requires considerable changes in technical approaches and financial mechanisms conclude the authors.DocumentGreenpeace International, 2015This report examines the practise used to build resilience to climate change by farmers in Kenya. In October 2014 interviews were conducted with farmers and members of the organisations that support them in West and Eastern Kenya. The aim was to identify which practices are being used successfully to build resilience, and alternatively which practices increase vulnerability.Document
Adapting to climate change through land and water management in Eastern Africa: Results of pilot projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and TanzaniaFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014FAO-Sida report providing evidence and lessons learned from a climate adaptation pilot project in Kenya, Tanzania, and Ethiopia.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2013This report include an examination of three commodity supply/value chains that are grown in four African states besides Pakistan and Bangladesh. The document focuses particularly on current trends in the value chains and considering whether they will face challenges due to physical climate effects under a range of scenarios.Document
Payments for ecosystem services schemes: project-level insights on benefits for ecosystems and the rural poor.World Agroforestry Centre, 2013Payments for ecosystem services (PES) provide a market based instrument to motivate changes in land use that degrade ecosystem services.DocumentCARE International, 2013In Garissa County, the impacts of climate change are already being felt by communities, who are seeking ways to adapt to the changes and to build resilient livelihoods. These changes are combined with other environmental, economic and political factors to create a situation of increasing vulnerability for poor and marginalized households.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Small-scale farmers and pastoralists knowledge and experience of coping with climatic extremes and uncertainty has been largely overlooked in climate change adaptation planning efforts.