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Scaling-up the climate-smart agricultural sweet spot | CCAFS ... - cgiar

Scaling-up the climate-smart agricultural sweet spot | CCAFS ... - cgiar | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Can we implement climate-smart agriculture at scale both globally and in Africa? This was the opening question for our Head of Research Sonja Vermeulen when presenting at the “Climate-Smart Agriculture” side event held ...
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Kenyan universities launch movement to mitigate climate change

Kenyan universities launch movement to mitigate climate change | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

The Kenya Green University Network brings together 70 universities and colleges.

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Event: Agriculture and Food Systems, Climate Change and Nutrition in CIS Countries | Climate Change Policy & Practice | IISD Reporting Services

Event: Agriculture and Food Systems, Climate Change and Nutrition in CIS Countries | Climate Change Policy & Practice | IISD Reporting Services | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

This conference will explore the linkages among climate change, agriculture, food systems, social safety nets and nutrition.

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Climate-smart agriculture: Building resilience to climate change • The Optimist

Climate-smart agriculture: Building resilience to climate change • The Optimist | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

The current El Niño weather phenomenon has brought devastating drought to parts of Ethiopia, showing the urgent need for farming to adapt to new weather patterns.

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Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa 2016

Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa 2016 | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

"Fostering African Resilience and Capacity to Adapt" Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21st-23rd February 2016 The “Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa” is being organised by Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), Addis...

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Dr Bruce Campbell - CSA - Facilitating Change Globally and Nationally - 26 May 2015

About the Speech: In this keynote address to the IIEA-RDS Leadership Forum on Climate-Smart Agriculture, Dr. Bruce Campbell, Director of the CGIAR ...
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Conservation Agriculture, a new technology linking generations

Conservation Agriculture, a new technology linking generations | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @FAOKnowledge: Conservation #agriculture: sustainable & profitable agri, improving livelihoods of farmers http://t.co/ewpS0ZFoc3 http://…
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Project initiated to build resilient farming systems - SciDev.Net

Project initiated to build resilient farming systems - SciDev.Net | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
A four-year project aims to help small-scale farmers in West Africa adapt to climate change through agroforestry.
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Conservation agriculture vital in tackling climate change effects - Zambia Daily Mail

Conservation agriculture vital in tackling climate change effects - Zambia Daily Mail | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
ESTHER MSETEKA, Lusaka MINISTER of Agriculture and Livestock Given Lubinda says conservation agriculture is a strategic approach in mitigating effects of climate change, preserving soil, and water resources by farmers.
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Morgan Freeman's Powerful Climate Change Short Film

Morgan Freeman narrates this hopeful, must-watch short film about the need to solve the climate change problem. Subscribe to TDC: ...
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Clinton Development Initiative in Tanzania

The Clinton Development Initiative is providing agronomic training, higher yields, and increased market access for more than 85000 smallholder farmers in ...
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John Kufuor, UN Special Envoy for Climate Change and former President of Ghana

The international conference “Progressives for climate” gathered in Paris, on April 10th 2015, a large panel of experts and politicians to debate on national and ...
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The Story of Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Story of Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Explore 'The Story of Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals' interactively with Farming First�s new online resource!
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How community-based organisations promote climate-smart practices in Kenyan drylands

How community-based organisations promote climate-smart practices in Kenyan drylands | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
In Makueni, Kenya smallholder farmers have formed community based organizations which have made it easy to access climate-smart information and financial services.
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Global Agricultural Transition Under Way to Boost Resilience to Climate Change and Reduce Emissions

Global Agricultural Transition Under Way to Boost Resilience to Climate Change and Reduce Emissions | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

Governments and food and agriculture organizations join today at the LPAA Focus on Agriculture to respond to the urgent climate challenges facing agriculture with six cooperative initiatives that will protect the long-term livelihoods of millions...

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What's Missing at the U.N. Climate Panel's Meeting on Climate Change Communication

What's Missing at the U.N. Climate Panel's Meeting on Climate Change Communication | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

Three things are missing at the I.P.C.C.’s two-day meeting on improving climate communication.

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Property rights and miracle trees: Growing climate-smart agriculture in Zambia - Global Landscapes Forum

Property rights and miracle trees: Growing climate-smart agriculture in Zambia - Global Landscapes Forum | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

By Stephen Brooks. Originally published at Devex.

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What Is Sustainable Agriculture?

What Is Sustainable Agriculture? | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

Includes: cultivating healthy topsoil, conserving water, preventing downstream pollution, minimizing fossil fuel use, developing agricultural ecosystems, and the ultimate goal of sustainable agriculture.

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Bill Gates To Help Fight Climate Change By Investing Up To $2 Billion In Green ... - Huffington Post

Bill Gates To Help Fight Climate Change By Investing Up To $2 Billion In Green ... - Huffington Post | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court may have dealt a crushing blow this week to President Barack Obama's efforts to curb climate change, but all is not lost.

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill
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Conservation agriculture vital in tackling climate change effects - Zambia Daily Mail

Zambia Daily Mail Conservation agriculture vital in tackling climate change effects Zambia Daily Mail Mr Lubinda said Government recognises the funding provided by the European Union (EU) in the Conservation Agriculture Scaling Up (CASU) programme,...
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Women Need to Be Empowered in Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation - AllAfrica.com

Women Need to Be Empowered in Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation AllAfrica.com It seeks to ensure effective and more equitable participation of women smallholder farmers, youth and other vulnerable groups through policy changes and access to...
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Outscaling climate-smart agriculture in East Africa | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Outscaling climate-smart agriculture in East Africa | 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) seeks solutions to help the world’s poorest farmers become climate-resilient
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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 ...
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Ugandan co-operatives help address climate change - Co-operative News

Ugandan co-operatives help address climate change - Co-operative News | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Ugandan co-operatives are helping smallholder farmers cope with the challenges brought by climate change. Weather fluctuations are already affecting farmer
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Guest Commentary - Agriculture: The Common Thread Connecting the Sustainable Development Goals | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Guest Commentary - Agriculture: The Common Thread Connecting the Sustainable Development Goals | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @farmingfirst: LIVE: @susanmcarlson addresses @UN on #agriculture 's role in achieving the #SDGs - read more: http://t.co/BPs9KOV5zH htt…
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Food production in sub-Saharan Africa under threat

Agriculture yields may reduce by 50 percent in Sub Saharan Africa by 2020 due to the adverse effects of climate change. This is according to a report by Afri...
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