Climate Smart Agriculture
1.2K views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Gender Equality or Environmental Conservation? A tough call for ...

Indonesia has experienced massive land conversion from forest to intensive commercial agriculture, and has one of the highest rates of deforestation among tropical countries. This leads to a decrease in terrestrial carbon ...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by FANRPAN from NEPAD CAADP: Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition in Africa
Scoop.it!

Ethiopia benchmarked for CAADP implementation

Ethiopia benchmarked for CAADP implementation | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The focal point persons for Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) in the region have visited Oromiya Regional State in Western Shawa region in Ethiopia to learn about the implementation of the programme in ...

Via NEPAD CAADP
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Climate Change Needs New Farming Plans - AllAfrica.com

Climate Change Needs New Farming Plans - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Climate Change Needs New Farming Plans
AllAfrica.com
This plan must be based on a sound vision for climate-smart agriculture, be responsive to Kenya Vision 2030 and put the country on a low carbon growth across agriculture and other sectors.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Projected impact of climate change | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics library

Projected impact of climate change | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics library | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Projected impact of climate change:
Future climate change and projected impacts: Increased growth and yield r... http://t.co/Vi9ibSowin
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Climate change to have double impact - study - The Guardian

Climate change to have double impact - study - The Guardian | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Guardian Climate change to have double impact - study The Guardian As the world awaits the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) latest verdict on the state of the climate, new research out this year finds that climate change could...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by FANRPAN from World Environment Nature News
Scoop.it!

IPS – Climate Change Threatens Crop Yields in Brazil | Inter Press Service

IPS – Climate Change Threatens Crop Yields in Brazil | Inter Press Service | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Climate Change Threatens Crop Yields in Brazil - Crop yields in Brazil, an agricultural powerhouse, are set to decline as a result of climate change, according to the most complete diagnosis yet of climate trends in this country.

Via Maria Nunzia @Varvera
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Bridging Agriculture and Conservation for a new paradigm

A year ago, global leaders met in Rio de Janeiro to shape the future of sustainable development. Ensuring food security and sustainable agriculture was a cor...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by FANRPAN from Food Security
Scoop.it!

Sudan: For Africa to Feed Africa, We Must "Make Peace" With Climate Change

Sudan: For Africa to Feed Africa, We Must "Make Peace" With Climate Change | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

 recent and widely-covered report from the World Bank gives voice to ominous predictions that have been circulating among climate scientists and agriculture experts for several years: higher temperatures and weather extremes caused by climate change are on course to dramatically increase the already daunting number of Africans who don't get enough to eat.


Via CIMMYT, Int.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

AfDB Improving Statistics for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Rural ... - AllAfrica.com

AfDB Improving Statistics for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Rural ... - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
AfDB Improving Statistics for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Rural ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Why does agriculture need to be Climate-Smart?

Why does agriculture need to be Climate-Smart? | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
It is now clear, after the Fourth Assessment Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, 2007) that climate change poses a serious threat to growth and sustainable development in Afr...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by FANRPAN from Climate Change & DRR in East Africa
Scoop.it!

Climate scientists gather for 4th meeting in Addis Ababa

Climate scientists gather for 4th meeting in Addis Ababa | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it

....between 1997 and 2007, Ethiopia lost an average $1.1 billion to drought every year and in the Sahel, farmers and livestock herders have witnessed a 25% decrease in rainfall in the past 30 years. The impacts of climate variability and change...take their toll on economic development and socio-ecological resilience...

 

...Potential impacts arising from climate change may further impair the ability of vulnerable communities to fully utilise natural resources such as water and food...and agricultural systems are particularly vulnerable and responsive to climate change and that climate shocks can have devastating impacts on the livelihood structure of rural and urban populations...

 

...The challenge is not just in forestalling current climate impacts and the way these impacts are distributed across scale and social groups, it is to implement short, medium, and long term comprehensive risk management strategies and to scale these out in ways that will increase the buffer potential of vulnerable groups and countries...


Via Robin Landis
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Climate Smart Villages in East Africa, and their impact on society

Climate Smart Villages in East Africa, and their impact on society | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
The earth’s climate is a'changing And there are many indicators of that. Temperatures are either going up or dropping in some areas, snow and rainfall patterns all over the world are a mess. I don’...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Local knowledge as a starting point for climate-resilient agriculture ...

Local knowledge as a starting point for climate-resilient agriculture ... | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
“The future impacts of climate change will require these farming systems to be intensified but also sustainable.” Developing the most appropriate tree-crop-livestock farming systems relies on acquiring knowledge.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

World's most vulnerable areas to climate change mapped

World's most vulnerable areas to climate change mapped | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Using data from the world’s ecosystems and predictions of how climate change will impact them, scientists have produced a roadmap that ID's the world’s most and least vulnerable areas in the Age of Climate Change.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Climate Change Map to Aid Conservation Efforts

Climate Change Map to Aid Conservation Efforts | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
  Researchers working for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have recently sought to establish a "map," which could provide future insight into those regions of the globe most impacted by...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Climate Change to Shift Kenya's Breadbaskets - AllAfrica.com

Climate Change to Shift Kenya's Breadbaskets - AllAfrica.com | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Climate Change to Shift Kenya's Breadbaskets
AllAfrica.com
The Climate Smart Villages initiative is testing a range of crops, technologies and farming methods that are best suited for a particular community.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Another cost of climate change: Our health

Another cost of climate change: Our health | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Here’s another cost of climate change that I forgot to mention in Sunday’s column: The cost to our health.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Farmers face financial constraints when pursuing “climate-smart ...

Farmers face financial constraints when pursuing “climate-smart ... | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS, UNEARTH News—“Climate-smart” agriculture (CSA) practices are currently being studied and implemented at the local level in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of Malawi and Zambia, as well as ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

UN climate change draft report finds it is 95 per cent likely that global warming is caused by humans - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

UN climate change draft report finds it is 95 per cent likely that global warming is caused by humans - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
UN climate change draft report finds it is 95 per cent likely that global warming is caused by humans http://t.co/af0ZiySZjX via @abcnews
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Africa could take the lead on climate-smart agriculture | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Africa could take the lead on climate-smart agriculture | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @cgiarclimate @FARAinfo @hereissimone Africa could take the lead on climate-smart agriculture http://t.co/Z7zeWzca0v #AASW6
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by FANRPAN from E-Agriculture
Scoop.it!

Building Human-Centered Design into ICT4D Projects: An Interview with Danny Alexander and Sean Hewens of IDEO.org

Building Human-Centered Design into ICT4D Projects: An Interview with Danny Alexander and Sean Hewens of IDEO.org | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Sean Hewens is knowledge manager and in-house counsel at IDEO.org. He oversees IDEO.org’s mission to spread human-centered design throughout the social sector. In his role as Knowledge Manager, Sea...

Via Nawsheen Hosenally
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Side event: Climate Smart Villages in Africa - opportunities for farmers and communities | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Side event: Climate Smart Villages in Africa - opportunities for farmers and communities | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
51 Events will take place at the Africa Agriculture Science Week #AASW6, but don't miss ours! 14:00 Committee hall 2 http://t.co/DNzc5bNmZF
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by FANRPAN
Scoop.it!

Smile in a conservation agriculture field

Smile in a conservation agriculture field | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
Lughano Mwangonde, a farmer in Malula, Balaka, Malawi, shows her conservation agriculture demonstration plot. Photo credit: C. Thierfelder/CIMMYT. www.cimmyt.com (RT @CIMMYT: #Photo of the day: Smile in a #conservation #agriculture field, #Malawi.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by FANRPAN from Climate change challenges
Scoop.it!

How farmers can help fight climate change

How farmers can help fight climate change | Climate Smart Agriculture | Scoop.it
When it comes to climate change, agriculture is often talked about as part of the problem. But it's part of the solution too.

Via Cathryn Wellner
more...
No comment yet.