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  1. USAID’s Global Climate Change Programs reach more than 50 countries on four continents. Partner countries define their own goals. USAID assistance helps build capacity to adapt to climate change and lower greenhouse gas emissions, while pursuing economic growth. The programs under the orange tab...
  2. A group of scientists, farmers and staff from development organizations in Malawi and Tanzania put together an integrated curriculum onagroecology,climate change,nutritionandsocial equity. This training material was written in such a way that rural people with limited education can use it to...
  3. Founded in 2014, Project Drawdown is a nonprofit organization that seeks to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline. Since the 2017 publication of the New York Times bestseller,...
  4. EcoAgriculture Partners works with local climate smart agriculture project leaders to evaluate their institution’s capacity needs, plan actions to address them, and evaluate the effectiveness of those actions. We design and execute research projects together with local project leaders that...
  5. Alternate wetting and drying (AWD) is a management practice in irrigated lowland rice that saves water and reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while maintaining yields. The practice of AWD is defined by the periodic drying and re-flooding of the rice field. While AWD requires a specific water...
  6. This training guide was developed within the context of a participatory action research project focusing on the institutional arrangements of smallholder agricultural carbon projects in Sub-Saharan Africa led by EcoAgriculture Partners and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change,...
  7. 2015-04-30 This document draws from the MEAS brief #3Adaptation under the New Normal of Climate Change: The Future of Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services. Written for extension and advisory service providers, the MEAS brief contains insights helpful to practitioners working to develop strategies...
  8. 2016-06-08 Dr. Suphathida Aumtong from Mae Jo University shared her study on “Reduced Water Rice Cultivation”. Her research has been done to correspond with the expected changes in rice demand, environment, and socioeconomic conditions that affect the productivity and management of paddy soils in intensive...
  9. Course benefits: Better understand the current challenges associated with environmental degradation and climate change, and particularly its impact on IFAD-funded projects and programmes and target groups; Outline the key elements of IFAD's approach to ENRM and climate change issues and of its...
  10. CEDRA is a strategic-level environmental risk assessment for agencies working in developing countries. It helps local humanitarian and development agencies make their existing projects stronger against climate and environmental change. It is designed to be used across the whole of an...
  11. 2019-02-12 Session: Ecosystem Based Adaptation (EBA) is the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services as part of an overall adaptation strategy to help people to adapt to the adverse effects of Climate Change. Ecosystem-based approaches for adaptation may include sustainable management, conservation and...
  12. Abstract, Science Direct, 2013 Yield gap analysis, which evaluates magnitude and variability of difference between crop yield potential (Yp) or water limited yield potential (Yw) and actual farm yields, provides a measure of untapped food production capacity. Reliable location-specific estimates...
  13. Climate change threatens the natural balance of the world. More frequent storms, droughts and floods mean crops ruined, people going hungry, and children missing out on education. To tackle it, we must radically rethink the global economy and live within the limits of our environment. Tearfund’s...
  14. In 2019, aUN reportlaid out a bitter truth: The current food system is fueling the destruction of Earth’s forests — and humanity must overhaul how we grow and ship food to stop climate breakdown. But countries are struggling to keep farming sustainable while meeting the mounting demand for...
  15. Smallholder farmers and poor rural people bear the brunt of climate change and the degradation of natural resources. Extreme weather events, such as droughts, storms and floods, are putting pressure on the ecosystems that farmers depend on, as are gradual processes such as rising sea levels and...
  16. Agriculture, development and conservation organizations big and small are joining up to connect their best programs and research with a network of local landscape initiatives. The aim: to create and sustain integrated agricultural landscapesworldwide.
  17. Abstract, Sustainable Agriculture Research, 2018 This paper assesses the climate smart agricultural practices triggered by learning videos on integrated striga management, soil fertility and cost-benefit evaluation practices. Using household head interviews and focus group discussions, this study...