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Reporting Climate Change and Rural Development - IPS Inter Press ... | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
JAKARTA – Putting climate change in the context of rural agriculture. Packaging and selling story ideas to editors. Translating policy into stories that affect daily lives. Discussing the need for better understanding of climate ...
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Addressing Labor in Scaling Sustainable Agriculture - The Daily Meal

Addressing Labor in Scaling Sustainable Agriculture - The Daily Meal | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
At the recent New York Times Food For Tomorrow Conference, experts from around the nation gathered to discuss, amongst other things, the use of antibiotics, the centralization of supply chains and personal nutrition.
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Kufuor Calls for Change Way Africa Farmers Practice Agriculture - Vanguard

Kufuor Calls for Change Way Africa Farmers Practice Agriculture - Vanguard | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Kufuor Calls for Change Way Africa Farmers Practice Agriculture Vanguard Kufour therefore called for adaption of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA), which he said is to ensure that agricultural production and productivity are enhanced for food...
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Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance Side Event | Humanitarian News

Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance Side Event | Humanitarian News | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The side event offers an opportunity to share and network on Africa’s practical and innovative strategies and actions to support rural and farming communities to scale-up Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices.  The AU-NEPAD-iNGO CSA Alliance...
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New Alliance to Cushion Farmers From Climat E Change Shocks - AllAfrica.com

New Alliance to Cushion Farmers From Climat E Change Shocks - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
New Alliance to Cushion Farmers From Climat E Change Shocks AllAfrica.com "We will also come up with indicators and checklists that can help measure and identify what is climate smart agriculture from an African perspective, as well as mapping best...
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AfDB Moots Trade Strategy for Africa - AllAfrica.com

AfDB Moots Trade Strategy for Africa - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
AfDB Moots Trade Strategy for Africa AllAfrica.com In a presentation at the just ended four-day African Congress on Conservation Agriculture (ACCA) held in Lusaka, Dr Kwesiga said due to lack of efficient infrastructure, countries were losing a lot...
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Climate-smarter decision-making in Ghana: Paliamentarians and ministries commit to sustainable agriculture - Landscapes

Climate-smarter decision-making in Ghana: Paliamentarians and ministries commit to sustainable agriculture - Landscapes | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
By Robert Zougmoré, Regional Program Leader CCAFS West Africa Members of the Ghanaian Parliament have committed to support the mainstreaming of climate change into agricultural investment initiatives in Ghana, including research on climate-smart...
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Online webinar on gender and climate-smart agriculture | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Online webinar on gender and climate-smart agriculture | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @CGIAR: News: Online webinar on gender and climate-smart agriculture http://t.co/1kyrF2ifQK #Ag4Dev
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Financing sustainable agriculture and mitigation | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Financing sustainable agriculture and mitigation | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Smallholders in agricultural sector can play role in fighting #climatechange, w/ #climatefinance http://t.co/pdcqDIJODk @CGIAR
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Growing Sustainable Agriculture in a Global System

Growing Sustainable Agriculture in a Global System | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
As my end-of-the-year travel schedule has wound down, it’s been nice to spend some time reflecting on the progress that we have made this year in (RT @CocaColaCo: Growing sustainable agriculture in a global system
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A farmer's dilemma: To sell or to eat?

A farmer's dilemma: To sell or to eat? | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Small farmers must strike a balance between producing for the market and for their own consumption (farmer dilemmas in climate smart agriculture: sell food or eat it?
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Climate change and gender movement gains momentum - News ...

Climate change and gender movement gains momentum - News ... | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The move to increase women's participation in the global effort to combat climate change gained impetus at the recent Warsaw Talks in Poland.An in-session workshop held on gender, climate change and the United...
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'Climate-Smart' Agriculture Needed to Steer Food Security Through Changing ... - AllAfrica.com

'Climate-Smart' Agriculture Needed to Steer Food Security Through Changing ... - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
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UN News - “Climate-smart” agriculture needed to steer food security through changing weather, Ban says

UN News - “Climate-smart” agriculture needed to steer food security through changing weather, Ban says | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Agroforestry, diversification of crops with legumes and other practical measures must be scaled up to end hunger while meeting the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a global conference on the issue today.
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Conservation Plus Agriculture Equals True Food Security

Conservation Plus Agriculture Equals True Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has estimated that to feed the world’s growing population over the next 40 years we must find ways to increase food production by 60 percent. Mo...
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Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance Side Event

Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance Side Event | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Special side event on the AU-NEPAD Agriculture Climate Change Programme and the transformative AU-NEPAD-iNGO CSA Alliance on the Eve of the 2014 UN Climate Summit.
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Foster Climate-Smart Agriculture

Foster Climate-Smart Agriculture | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Brief on climate-smart agriculture. Related topics include food security, climate change, carbon, greenhouse gas emissions, environment, rural development, sustainable development.
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Conservation Agriculture with Trees Ad

This video invites everyone to come, see and learn at conservation agriculture with center where we offer various technologies like soil and water conservati...
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Climate change on agenda at 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture

Climate change on agenda at 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
More investments in agriculture will end hunger and lift millions out of poverty, according to the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Progra (Climate change on agenda at 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture: More investments in...
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Climate-Smart Agriculture | UNEP Publications |...

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MAIB FTN Press-Review's insight: Climate-Smart Agriculture | UNEP Publications 1- Using Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Actions to Tackle Food Insecurity2- Avoiding Future Famines: Strengthening the Ecological Foundation of Food Security through...
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Climate-Smart Villages: A community approach to sustainable agriculture - YouTube

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has developed the Climate-Smart Village project in several regions in Sout...
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Monitoring Climate-Smart Agriculture’s Triple Wins: The Power of Knowledge Sharing | World Bank Institute (WBI)

Monitoring Climate-Smart Agriculture’s Triple Wins: The Power of Knowledge Sharing | World Bank Institute (WBI) | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @wbclimatechange: The triple-win of #climate-smart #agriculture: Register for e-learning course by Feb. 20. http://t.co/qwqLlmMVDB
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Sustainable agriculture in the Blue Nile Basin: Land and watershed management practices in Ethiopia | Environment and Development Economics


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The trade-off between short-term welfare and long-term agricultural development in the highlands of Ethiopia represents a challenge to successful economic development in a predominantly agriculture-based economy. We employ nearest neighbor and kernel-based matching techniques to measure the impact of sustainable land and watershed management (SLWM) on the value of production at the plot level. Analysis suggests that plots that received SLWM investments (terraces, bunds, check dams) within the first study period (1992–2002) had a 24 per cent higher value of production in 2010. In addition, continuous treatment effects analysis provides a robustness check and suggests that plots with existing SLWM infrastructure have a positive and increasing value of production seven years after construction. Although value of production increases over time, net benefits may not outweigh costs, and mechanisms to incentivize maintenance may be needed.

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Plump Goats and Pawpaws: A Story of Climate-Smart Farming in Kenya

Plump Goats and Pawpaws: A Story of Climate-Smart Farming in Kenya | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
John Obuom John Obuom and Poline Achieng’ Omondi are talking about their goats to a group of visitors that includes me. Turns out, cross-breeding local goats with Gala goats increases size, and cross-breeding Red Massai...
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Water scarcity 'biggest concern' of climate change

Water scarcity 'biggest concern' of climate change | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Up to one-fifth of the global population could suffer severe water shortages if the planet warms by two degrees above present levels, according to new research.
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World Must Sustainably Produce 70 Percent More Food By Mid-Century - UN ... - AllAfrica.com

World Must Sustainably Produce 70 Percent More Food By Mid-Century - UN ... - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
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