Johannes Odé

Photo Johannes Odé

Climate-proofing Africa’s agriculture offers opportunities

If Africa succeeded in building climate resilience into its agricultural sector, poverty could be dealt a major blow, argues Richard Munang and Robert Mgendi.   Africa can earn an extra US$ 20 billion annually from agriculture if it reforms handicapping trade policies and practices. Photo: AfricaGreenMedia.co.za   ‘The test of our progress is not whether… Read more »

woman involved in poultry keeping

Photo V. Atakos (CCAFS)

Climate-Smart Agriculture 101

This site is your gateway to implementing CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE It will help you get started and guide you right through to implementation on the ground, connecting you with all the resources you need to dig deeper. Click here to access it

Eric Wainaina (Nation Media)

Photo Eric Wainaina (Nation Media)

Portable orchard for the smart urban farmer

y This blog post was written by Eric Wainaina, Nation Media Group. y The cypress trees surrounding the quarter-acre farm in Kasarani, Nairobi, sway from left to right as the wind blows. Swaying together with the trees, albeit slightly, are mango, tree tomato, apple and orange fruit trees grown inside polythene bags. Samuel Manene is… Read more »