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UN official: World failing over climate change

UN official: World failing over climate change http://t.co/bCpcTAON9j LONDON (AP) — International leaders are failing in their fight agai...
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Overcoming institutional and policy barriers to climate-smart agriculture CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Overcoming institutional and policy barriers to climate-smart agriculture CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Third Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) conference held in March 2015 in Montpellier shared stories from around the world of farmers adopting climate-smart farming practices and gathered policy-makers ready to partake and commit to the process.
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What impact does Shamba Shape Up have on farmers in Kenya?| CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

What impact does Shamba Shape Up have on farmers in Kenya?| CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) theme ‘Linking Knowledge to Action’ (K2A) decided to conduct a minor but in-depth analysis of Shamba Shape Up's impacts in Machakos County, Kenya.
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Improving food security for sustainable future in Lesotho

Improving food security for sustainable future in Lesotho | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
For the past 22 years the Rural Self Help Development Association (RSDA) has built a commendable track record in providing expert advice and support to the small-hold crop and livestock farmers in Maseru, Lesotho.
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Africa Green Media sur Twitter

Africa Green Media sur Twitter | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
NO FARMERS, NO FUTURE: let us all promote Climate Smart Agriculture.. pic.twitter.com/WKOVimFuhT
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Building a common vision for sustainable food and agriculture: Principles and approaches (FAO)

Building a common vision for sustainable food and agriculture: Principles and approaches (FAO) | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @UN_Expo2015: How can we build a #sustainable vision for the future? Join us at #Expo2015 to find out. http://t.co/7dqXQzTaS1 http://t.…
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Children's climate change conference Set for April

Children's climate change conference Set for April | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
#Green #Environment Children's climate change conference Set for April - East African Bus... http://t.co/oFRttKPEIZ #Wild #Planet #Earth
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"We are empowering women through food security..."

A mighty movement can grow from a single seed. That’s what we’re seeing in Kenya, Uganda, and Burkina Faso, where Global Fund for Women supported women’s groups
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Climate-smart agriculture a saviour for smallholder farmers - IPPmedia

IPPmedia Climate-smart agriculture a saviour for smallholder farmers IPPmedia Pantaleo received a training of climate-smart agriculture from five Non-governmental Organisations which are Tanzania Forest Conservation Group (TFCG), ActionAid...
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Kenya: Conservation agriculture improves yields...

Kenya: Conservation agriculture improves yields... | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Conservation agriculture increases soil fertility by protecting the soil structure, retaining moisture and adding organic matter, which improves farm productivity and profit.
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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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The CGIAR Development Dialogues: Climate-smart agriculture

Watch this panel at the CGIAR Development Dialogues discuss balancing trade-offs in food systems and ecosystems. Moderator: Lindiwe Sibanda CEO and Head of Mission, FANRPAN and ILRI Board.
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Can conservation agriculture save Africa’s soils? - Manitoba Co-operator

Can conservation agriculture save Africa’s soils? - Manitoba Co-operator | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Africa’s soils are widely acknowledged as entering a state of crisis as growing population pressure results in more farmers trying to intensively farm increasingly smaller parcels.
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Agriculture: Increase water harvesting in Africa

Agriculture: Increase water harvesting in Africa | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Meeting global food needs requires strategies for storing rainwater and retaining soil moisture to bridge dry spells, urge Johan Rockström and Malin Falkenmark.
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How to better support women wanting to adopt climate-smart agriculture practices? | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

How to better support women wanting to adopt climate-smart agriculture practices? | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The recent changes in climate is also changing gender roles among farmers, says Marther Ngigi, who was presenting preliminary findings from her PhD thesis at a gender workshop in Nairobi, Kenya a few weeks back.
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Addressing Climate Change Threats to Zimbabwe’s Water Resources

Addressing Climate Change Threats to Zimbabwe’s Water Resources | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
A new paper on climate change and water resources examines planning, development and water management in Zimbabwe and suggests a range of adaptation measures.
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PAEPARD: Mechanization of conservation agriculture slashes ...

PAEPARD: Mechanization of conservation agriculture slashes ... | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
11 June 2014. IFAD. FARMERS can increase yields, efficiency and drastically reduce the cost of ploughing, planting and weeding in the 2014 season following the introduction of mechanized Conservation Agriculture (CA).
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Using climate-smart technologies to scale up climate-smart agriculture practices

Watch this Discussion Forum on the second day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2014, in Lima, Peru, during COP20. It is widely accepted that climate-smart agri...
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Obama Administration Launches Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture | USAID Impact

Obama Administration Launches Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture | USAID Impact | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
From record droughts in Kansas to deadly wildfires in California, the United States is feeling the effects of climate change.
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What impact does Shamba Shape Up have on farmers in Kenya?| CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

What impact does Shamba Shape Up have on farmers in Kenya?| CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) theme ‘Linking Knowledge to Action’ (K2A) decided to conduct a minor but in-depth analysis of Shamba Shape Up's impacts in Machakos County, Kenya.
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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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