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Lunch Seminar: Agricultural intensification in the Sahel
October 25, 2018Knowledge activity
Lunch Seminar: Agricultural intensification in the Sahel

Agroforestry is a low cost foundational practice to increase agricultural productivity and set the stage for further intensification. If used in combination with water harvesting, organic manure and micro-doses of good quality fertilizer yields in drylands can increase greatly. This was a key message of Chris Reij, Senior Fellow Global Restoration Initiative at the World Resources Institute, who gave a presentation during a lunch seminar organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. »

September 20, 2018Knowledge Portal
Scaling up agricultural interventions: Case studies of climate-smart agriculture

This paper addresses the advantages and disadvantages of specific approaches that hold out promise for scaling up climate-smart agriculture (CSA). If CSA is meaningfully to address the development challenges posed by climate change effective approaches will be needed to scale up research findings. »

September 11, 2018Knowledge Portal
SOFI 2018: Building climate resilience for food and nutrition security

This annual report ‘The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World’ presents progress towards ending hunger and improving malnutrition. A focus is on building climate resilience for food and nutrition security. Exposure to climate extremes is threatening to reverse gains made in ending hunger and malnutrition. »

September 3, 2018Knowledge Portal
Building a resilient and sustainable agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

This book is a collection of papers related to a better understanding of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and to the best policy options for enhancing its resilience and sustainability. It offers technical analyses, policy recommendations and an overview of success stories for agricultural sustainability. »

August 13, 2018Knowledge Portal
Impacts of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture: Synthesis of current knowledge, adaptation and mitigation options

This report by FAO  offers an overview of the implications of climate change for fisheries and aquaculture, and for the millions of people who depend on these sectors for their livelihoods,
this publication maps out solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation around the globe.  »

August 8, 2018Knowledge Portal
Facilitating change for climate-smart agriculture through science-policy engagement

This paper aims to answer the question: in the context of achieving climate change and food security goals, what are the success factors for science-policy engagement in agricultural research for development (AR4D) in relation to climate-smart agriculture (CSA), to inform policies and realize development outcomes. »