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October 11, 2018Knowledge Portal
A framework for priority-setting in climate smart agriculture research

This article proposes a framework for prioritising agricultural research investment across scales and reviews different approaches to setting priorities among agricultural research projects. A mix of actions that span spatial and temporal time scales is needed to ensure climate-smart agriculture research effectiveness. »

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. »

Seven awards under Senior Expert Programme of the Netherlands-CGIAR partnership
September 12, 2018News
Seven awards under Senior Expert Programme of the Netherlands-CGIAR partnership

Seven proposals are awarded under the Senior Expert Programme within the framework of the NL–CGIAR strategic partnership. The seven senior researchers, affiliated with Dutch research institutions, will receive extra funding to spend more time on research and research management in large CGIAR programmes and platforms. »

September 6, 2018Knowledge Portal
Identifying climate-smart agriculture research needs

This article addresses questions raised by climate-smart agriculture (CSA) within three areas: conceptualization, implementation, and implications for policy and decision-makers. The article shows that CSA is both a technical and political concept, requiring the bridging of several disciplines. »

August 15, 2018Knowledge Portal
Woman in agriculture, and climate risks: Hotspots for development

This study presents a methodology to identify hotspots where climate change adaptation and gender based interventions could be prioritized. Climate change adaptation interventions can be better targeted by being linked with a type of climatic risks experienced by women farmers and their social profile. »

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. »