Webinar: Practices to scale up Climate-Smart Agriculture

Venue: Online
Date: Thursday May 19 2016

The Knowledge Action Group of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture invites you to a webinar on Practices to Scale-Up Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) on Thursday 19 May 2016 at 10:00 Rome time (GMT +2). The webinar will highlight real-world examples of CSA in action, and discuss approaches for developing and testing climate-smart techniques in various contexts, and getting to scale. Experts will share insights from project implementation from a research for development (R4D) standpoint.

Speakers:

  • Integrated Soil Fertility Management: Contributions of framework and practices to climate-smart agriculture by Rebbie HARAWA, Interim Head for Farmers’ Solution Program at AGRA, and Bernard VANLAUWE, Director Central Africa and Natural Resource Management at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) (Download the Practice Brief)
  • Coffee-Banana Intercropping: Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors by Dennis OCHOLA, Cropping Systems Consultant, International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)– Uganda (Download the Practice Brief)
  • Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture by Sibyl NELSON, gender advisor on climate change at FAO (Download the Practice Brief)
  • Site-Specific Nutrient Management: Implementation guidance for policymakers and investors by Tek SAPKOTA, Agricultural System/Climate Change Scientist, Agricultural System/Climate Change Scientist, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) (Download the Practice Brief)

The ideas and comments of participants will be shared at the GACSA Annual Forum at FAO in June, and will be used by the Knowledge Action Group to make a new work plan

 

The webinar takes place Thursday 19 May 2016 at 10:00 Rome time (GMT +2). At that time please click this link to join.