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, , , , March 27, 2017

West African students learn about climate-smart agriculture

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Recently, a curriculum developed by CCAFS on climate-smart agriculture (CSA) was used to teach students enrolled in the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) Master’s programme on Climate Change and Energy at University Abdou Moumouni of Niamey Niger (UAM) at a 20-hour workshop. The workshop was about climate… Read more »

Photo: V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Photo Photo: V.Atakos (CCAFS)

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How local fruit trees contribute to food security and resilience in the Climate-Smart Village of Daga-Birame, Senegal

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At the Daga-Birame Climate-Smart Village (CSV) of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), a number of initiatives have been developed and documented under the different components of the CSV approach. Of major interest is the community’s decision to seek ways to increase the population of local fruit trees in… Read more »

Johannes Odé

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, , , , , , , , August 19, 2016

Climate-proofing Africa’s agriculture offers opportunities

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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 »

V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Photo V.Atakos (CCAFS)

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What is Africa’s agriculture potential?

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The World Bank projects that agriculture and agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa by 2030. To promote this outcome, the continent must review its incentive structures. Agriculture averages 24% of GDP across the continent. With post-harvest activities taken into account, agriculture-related industry accounts for nearly half of all… Read more »

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July 8, 2016

Youth Engagement in CSA and the 2030 Agenda

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d Youth Engagement in CSA and the 2030 Agenda h Online Discussion Forum 13 – 22 July 2016   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines climate vulnerability as the degree to which a system is susceptible to, and unable to cope with, adverse effects of climate stress, including climate variability and extreme weather… Read more »

Ollivier Girard for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Photo Ollivier Girard for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

, , June 23, 2016

Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.

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7 facts on climate change & food production for sustainable development     On the frontline of climate change, effects are real and measurable. As climate change evolves, food and agriculture need to follow suit. Rising temperatures, changes in rainfall, erratic weather patterns and the prevalence of pests and diseases resulting from climate change threaten… Read more »

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