Climate Change, A...
Follow
Find tag "Africa"
11.3K views | +0 today
Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security
The latest research, policy, and other developments
Curated by CGIAR Climate
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by CGIAR Climate
Scoop.it!

Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge

Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it
As part of our engagement with emerging African partners in addressing the challenge of climate change, the U.S. Department of State will sponsor Apps4Africa: Climate Challenge, a public diplomacy program comprised of three African regional competitions to address local climate change challenges through the use of mobile technology.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by CGIAR Climate
Scoop.it!

Research/Africa: Integrating climate change into agricultural research for development in Africa

Research/Africa: Integrating climate change into agricultural research for development in Africa | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

African agriculture faces the dual challenge of being vulnerable to climate change and largely underfunded. This briefing, commissioned by the European Initiative for Agricultural Research for Development (EIARD), discusses the need to integrate climate change into agricultural research for development, taking into account the synergies and trade-offs of adapting to and mitigating climate change while also boosting food security. This will demand a more strategic and coordinated approach that reflects African realities, responds to African priorities for adaptation and development, and makes the best use of limited resources.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by CGIAR Climate
Scoop.it!

Women at the mercy of climate change

Women at the mercy of climate change | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it
Pockets of food insecurity are plaguing areas in Southern Africa where floods or prolonged mid-season dry spells have reduced harvests.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by CGIAR Climate
Scoop.it!

EU/Africa: EU, South Africa To Talk Trade, Climate In Upcoming Summit

Top officials from the European Union and South Africa will start 24 hours of talks Thursday in discussions which will focus on trade issues and the upcoming climate change summit in Durban.
The talks, hosted by South African President Jacob Zuma, will take place in Kruger National Park in the northeast of the country. The EU delegation will also make a visit to the Soweto township on Friday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by CGIAR Climate
Scoop.it!

Event/South Africa: Plan farms for climate change: Minister

Event/South Africa: Plan farms for climate change: Minister | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

Adapting agriculture in Africa to accommodate drastic climate changes will reap benefits for future food security and the poor, International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

"Food security is important to Africa's economy as it impacts heavily on a country's poverty alleviation and sustainable development plans," she said at an African ministerial meeting on climate change in Johannesburg.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by CGIAR Climate
Scoop.it!

Visions of life with climate change

Visions of life with climate change | Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security | Scoop.it

This report is a compilation of the community photostories below. It outlines ResourceAfrica UK's aim of bridging the knowledge and information gap and highlights how photostories can be used as a climate change vulnerability assessment tool. They are innovative, inclusive and fun ways of detecting community vulnerabilities. The photostories presented were instrumental in guiding ResourceAfrica UK's climate change communication interventions in each country.

more...
No comment yet.