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April 23, 2018Knowledge Portal
The power to exercise choice: Implementing farmers’ rights to eradicate poverty and adapt to climate change

This report describes the main tools and achievements to realize farmers’ rights by empowering indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers to uphold their role in contributing to food security and strengthening their adaptive capacities. The key tool to realize farmers’ rights are farmer field schools. »

April 16, 2018Knowledge Portal
Climate change mitigation beyond agriculture: A review of food system opportunities and implications

This article reviews potential mitigation opportunities across the entire food system, including in pre-production, production, processing, transport, consumption and loss and waste. »

March 12, 2018Knowledge Portal
Inclusion of gender in Africa’s climate change policies and strategies

This article aims at reviewing climate change related policies and strategies in East and West Africa through a gendered lens. The article examined commonality in policies, while recognizing the complexity in the social, economic and ecological systems of each country. »

March 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Multi-scale measurements show limited soil greenhouse gas emissions in Kenyan smallholder coffee-dairy systems

This article aims to quantify soil greenhouse gas emissions at different spatial (between farms, among fields within farms, and between fertilised and unfertilised locations within fields) and temporal scales (between seasons, wet and dry periods) in smallholder integrated dairy-coffee systems in Kenya. »

February 28, 2018Knowledge Portal
Review of climate screening approaches and tools for agricultural investment: Areas for action and opportunities to add value

This working paper gives a selective review of current climate screening approaches and tools that several major development investors have put in place in recent years, focusing on their approach to screening investments in agriculture and food security. »

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. »