Learning Route: Practical Solutions to Adapt to Climate Change in Production&Post Harvesting Sectors

Adapting to Climate Change in Production and Post Harvesting Sectors: How can farmers cope with the unpredictability of weather patterns?

Climate change is a driver of vulnerability for those people whose livelihood depends directly on natural resources. How can we mitigate these risks? Which ways can farmers use practical solutions to cope with the unpredictability of weather patterns? j From hay making practices to alternatives to rain-fed agriculture through irrigation and the use of shade… Read more »

Climate Smart Agriculture

Climate Smart Agriculture

The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Agriculture has a key role to play in feeding this population. However, agriculture must adapt to climate change and help mitigate climate impacts. Romina Cavatassi and Aslihan Arslan, Natural Resource Economists of the FAO Agricultural Development Economics Division explain how Climate Smart Agriculture addresses… Read more »

Climate Data Matters for Development (#ClimateDataMatters)

Climate Data Matters for Development (#ClimateDataMatters)

Data is a resource, sometimes as vital as money, food or water. In partnership with global, regional and local partners around the world, IRI is helping countries improve the availability, access and use of climate data and helping transform it into useful tools and information for decision making and policy.