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Stakeholder Participatory Workshops in Lushoto, Tanzania: Climate Smart Agriculture Practices Lushoto

In June 2014, participatory workshops and field visits were conducted by the CIAT-DAPA and CIAT-Soils Research Area teams in the CCAFS Climate Smart Village of Lushoto, Tanzania in the West Usambara Mountains to identify locally appropriate climate smart practices and potential barriers to adopt them. Two stakeholder workshops were conducted; farmers’ workshop and national and… Read more »

Enabling farmers to face climate change

Enabling Farmers to Face Climate Change

This booklet provides an overview of the characteristics and main activities of the projects that are being implemented as part of the second project portfolio of the Benefit-sharing Fund (BSF) of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. This second portfolio consists of 22 projects that are currently implemented in 33… Read more »


Climate-Smart Agriculture Partnership for Africa

The Climate-Smart Agriculture Partnership for Africa (CSAP AFRICA) is a voluntary arrangement that brings together regional economic communities (RECs), governments, private sector, international, regional and national inter-governmental and non- governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, farmer organizations, regional and national agricultural and climate research systems and farmers committed to transforming Africa’s agriculture in a changing… Read more »


Climate and Agriculture Network for Africa Flier

The Climate and Agriculture Network for Africa (CANA) is a knowledge sharing web based platform by a network of partners drawn from the region. CANA brings together researchers and practitioners within climate science and agriculture who are seeking to build resilience within African agriculture. The platform fills an important niche by linking climate change and… Read more »


Capacity Building for Stakeholders in Smallholder Agricultural Carbon Projects in Eastern Africa

This manual has been developed to help build the capacities of farmers, farmers groups, extension staff and project managers who are implementing agricultural carbon projects in Eastern Africa. The manual describes the steps for implementing an afforestation/reforestation voluntary carbon project based on the Plan Vivo Standard. It builds on experience gained by the Environmental Conservation… Read more »


Moving from Knowledge to Action

Linking Knowledge with action was established at the outset of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) as a theme aimed at enhancing the impact of the program’s research efforts.The goal was to catalyze new and innovative high impact research amongst strategic partners in all CCAFS regions and research areas,… Read more »


Adaptation to climate change and achieving resilience in E. & S. African drylands

With this background CARE Ethiopia, CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP), the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) organized a learning event which brought together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda,… Read more »


Integrating Community Based Adaptation into local government planning

Governments across Africa are committed to ensure that adaptation to climate change is included in relevant national policies and plans. They are developing and resourcing national adaptation plans, but there is growing recognition that all government plans development, risk reduction and sectorbased are affected by climate change impacts, particularly at the local level. Adaptation is… Read more »