Climate Analogues

Socio economic case study

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Farms of the Future

A glimpse of the future The CCAFS “Farms of the Future” project uses the climate analogue tool to connect farmers to their possible climate futures via farm visits. Through this novel anthropological approach of farmer-to-farmer exchanges between spatial analogues, CCAFS aims to establish, test and validate a sound methodology allowing identification of social, cultural and […]

Nyando farmers on a journey to spur adaptation to climate change

by Mary Nyasimi, Philip Kimeli and Solomon Kilungu Future scenario planning will help smallholder farmers improve their adaptive capacity and reduce shocks caused by climate variability. Farmers from the Nyando climate-smart villages (CSVs) along with seven representatives from government and non-governmental organizations were involved in a six day climate adaptation learning journey in November 2014 […]

Farms of the future: a two-way learning exchange

Autors: Mathieu Ouédraogo, Jean Sibiri Ouédraogo and Alhassan Lansah Abdulaï Climate change is a threat to agriculture, food security and the livelihoods of small farmers in West Africa. In order to strengthen the adaptive capacities of farmers to this phenomenon, the CGIAR research programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has developed the “farms […]

How to put climate adaptation into action? Lessons learned from Nepal

Autor: Jessica Thorn Guest blog by Jessica Thorn, University of Oxford. First published on the EcoAgriculture Blog. Standing under the shelter of a local shop in Beora, I watch as women sort, weigh and record their harvest of beans, bottle gourd, tomatoes, and okra. I’m in the eastern region of the Terai Plains of Nepal […]

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