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April 4, 2018Knowledge Portal
How to do: Design of gender transformative smallholder agriculture adaptation programmes

This note provides guidance on how to design smallholder agriculture adaptation programmes that consider the differential impacts of climate change on women, men and youth smallholder farmers. »

April 4, 2018Knowledge Portal
Closing the gap between climate information producers and users: Assessment of needs and uptake in Senegal

This paper examines the approach used to involve stakeholders in the climate information services uptake process in Senegal, whereby the experiences and lessons learned are analyzed. »

February 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
What roles could private actors play in agricultural adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa?

This discussion brief examines the role of private actors in publicly funded agricultural adaptation projects in sub-Saharan Africa, identifying different types of involvement. The goal is to provide a foundation for exploring ways to expand the role of private actors, and to identify ways in which public climate finance could be used to catalyze and scale up private investment in the sector. »

December 13, 2017Knowledge Portal
Adapting Gambian women livestock farmers’ roles in food production to climate change

This article focuses on key climate change adaptation issues confronting women livestock farmers. Women livestock farmers are very productive and contribute greatly towards ensuring food security of their nations. However, their efforts are sometimes limited by climate-related hazards. »

October 20, 2017Knowledge Portal
Financing women farmers: The need to increase and redirect agriculture and climate adaptation resources

This briefing paper finds that governments and donors are failing to provide women farmers with relevant and adequate support for farming and adapting to climate change. Oxfam conducted research on government and donor investments. »

October 17, 2017Knowledge Portal
The roles of community seed banks in climate change adaption

This article argues that community seed banks can enhance the resilience of farmers, in particular of communities and households most affected by climate change. The various examples of community seed banks from this global review demonstrate that community seed banks are already carrying out major functions in terms of adaptation to climate change.  »