WP 127.pdf

Sustainable small ruminant breeding program for climate-smart villages in Kenya

Improving productivity of sheep and goats (i.e. small ruminants- SR) under smallholder farming systems faced with challenges of unfavourable climatic events has been identified as one means of enhancing livelihoods of communities living in these areas. Interventions are targeted through clusters of farmers grouped into “climate smart villages” (CSV) under a collaborative action by CCAFS,… Read more »

P. Kimeli (CCAFS)

Photo P. Kimeli (CCAFS)

Farmer planting tree seedlings

In the CCAFS Climate Smart Villages in Lushoto, Tanzania, farmers have been engaging in agroforestry, farmer learning events, improved land management and use of indigenous knowledge in weather forecasting.