N.Palmer (CIAT)

Photo N.Palmer (CIAT)

Mainstreaming climate change into Uganda’s agriculture sector plans

By John Francis Okiror (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) Uganda develops guidelines to mainstream climate change issues into the agriculture sector policies, plans, programs and activities. The Ugandan Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) with support from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) led Policy Action for Climate Change Adaptation (PACCA) project, and… Read more »

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CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS FUTURE OF UGANDA’S COFFEE SECTOR

Two studies on the effect of climate change on coffee production published recently give scientific evidence that highlights the need for sustainable coffee production in Uganda. This was revealed by the research partners and members of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). A study by Alessandro Craparo and colleagues,… Read more »

C.Schubert (CCAFS)

Photo C.Schubert (CCAFS)

Climate change learning alliance goes into action

Post by John Francis Okiror and Rebecca Nabatanz Kampala, Uganda, 11 August 2015 – A learning alliance that brings together policymakers, researchers, and development practitioners to influence effective policy formulation and implementation on climate change and food security kicks off its activities with a two-day planning meeting on 13-14 August. in Kampala, Uganda. During the meeting, members of… Read more »

Project takes action for climate-responsive agriculture policies in East Africa

Project takes action for climate-responsive agriculture policies in East Africa

The Policy Action for Climate Change Adaptation (PACCA) project is led by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Flagship on Policies and Institutions for Climate-Resilient Food Systems. The four-year project seeks to inform and link policies and institutions from… Read more »