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December 1, 2017

Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress: Innovations, Partnerships and Financing

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  Climate-smart agriculture has a profound impact on Kenya. The country is incredibly vulnerable to crises from extreme weather due to the reliance on climate-sensitive natural resources. The agriculture sector is a major contributor to the national GDP, which also leaves Kenya’s economy weak during periods of flooding or drought. The World Bank has recently approved… Read more »

Photo: T.Muchaba (CCAFS)

Photo Photo: T.Muchaba (CCAFS)

September 19, 2017

Online discussion on Scaling Up Climate Smart Agriculture: Integrating Youth and The Digital Revolution

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Scaling Up Climate-Smart Agriculture:  Integrating Youth and The Digital Revolution September 19 – October 20, 2017   Agriculture is the single largest source of income for rural Africans and contributes to a quarter of the continent’s GDP. The agricultural sector occupies more than 70% of the labor force and contributes to food security and poverty reduction…. Read more »

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Photo Photo: JF Okiror

, , March 27, 2017

What is the issue with gender budgeting?

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To highlight the importance of gender relations and equality in sectors such as agriculture, natural resources, education and health, gender and development practitioners have argued that expecting a country to develop with half of its population unable to fully participate in the process is like asking someone to work with one arm and leg tied… Read more »

Photo: T.Muchaba (CCAFS)

Photo Photo: T.Muchaba (CCAFS)

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Celebrating women farmers in Nyando: transforming lives through climate-smart agriculture

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Nyando, a conservative society, is a rich agricultural flood plain around Lake Victoria in Western Kenya. Most households in Nyando are headed by women and food insecurity is a major challenge. As of 2011, 81% of the families experience 1-2 hunger months in a year, while 17% of the families experience 3-4 hunger months; a… Read more »

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