woman involved in poultry keeping

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Climate-Smart Agriculture 101

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Rising to humanity’s greatest challenge

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.


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Increase smallholder finance to avert catastrophe — IFAD president

Dec. 1 was agriculture day at the Paris climate change conference and after the glitz and glamor of the first day — attended by some 151 heads of state and government — it also marked the launch of formal negotiations on a climate deal. Kanayo Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, got straight… Read more »

Kate Holt / Africa Practice / CC

Photo Kate Holt / Africa Practice / CC

7 ways to make climate-smart agriculture central to COP21 and beyond

By Bill Hinchberger As global leaders converge on Paris for the COP21 summit, the world’s farmers and their allies in the development community may wonder why they’re once again sidelined. “Until now the position of agriculture in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has been weak,” said Hanne Knaepen, policy officer of the… Read more »

V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Photo V.Atakos (CCAFS)

Ahead of UN conference, World Bank says ‘climate-smart’ development can keep 100 million people out of poverty

8 November 2015 – Without inclusive and climate-smart development, alongside efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions that protect the poor, agricultural shocks, natural disasters and the spread of diseases could push more than 100 million additional people into poverty by 2030, the World Bank warns in a new report released just weeks ahead of… Read more »