Rising to humanity’s greatest challenge

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Rising to humanity’s greatest challenge

Agricultural development is the single most important investment for our future. Video prepared by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the CGIAR Consortium, presented at the Global Landscapes Forum 2015.

Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty

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Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty

Poor people are already at high risk from climate-related shocks, including crop failures from reduced rainfall, spikes in food prices after extreme weather events, and increased incidence of diseases after heat waves and floods. Without rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, together with emissions-reductions efforts that protect the poor, there could be more than 100 million… Read more »

Climate change and its potential effects in Africa

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Climate change and its potential effects in Africa

This short clip is about climate change and its potential effects in Africa. It highlights the health sector’s response to climate change in the African region including the international network on climate and health for Africa. It also portrays the Libreville Declaration as a springboard to addressing environmental determinants to human health and ecosystem integrity… Read more »

Scenario-guided policy planning in Uganda and Tanzania

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Scenario-guided policy planning in Uganda and Tanzania

Policy makers from Tanzania and Uganda came together for two back-to-back workshops in the region. The activities focused on scenario-guided policy development in the context of climate change, and covered Tanzania’s New Environmental Policy, and in Uganda the National Agricultural Policy and revising the Mechanization Framework. This workshop is part of the Policy Action for… Read more »

New beans variety for canning industries

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New beans variety for canning industries

Researchers from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, with support from Bio-resource Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (Bio-Innovate) Program, have developed superior, better-yielding, drought-resistant varieties of beans. The varieties have good canning properties and are resistant to drought and multiple diseases.

Greg Briner - I Think the Climate's Changed

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Greg Briner – I Think the Climate’s Changed

LYRICS Let’s link, rethink How we power our economies Using low-carbon technologies To cut GHGs Do more, with less Innovate our way out of this mess Using all of our creativeness It’s good for business, we can do this I think the climate’s changed Getting hot in here, talks are shifting gear What are we… Read more »

Understanding Climate-Smart Agriculture

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Understanding Climate-Smart Agriculture

This video explains the climate-smart agriculture approach including its objectives and why it is needed. Climate change will hit farmers, herders and fishers the hardest. The Climate-smart agriculture approach promotes the development of the technical, policy and investment conditions to achieve sustainable agricultural development for food security under a changing climate. It seeks to: increase… Read more »