Climate Analogues

Back to the Future with the Climate Analogue Tool

Guest post by Adeyemi Ademiluyi The CCAFS (Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security) Climate Analogue Tools allows the user to identify and investigate climate change scenarios and possible adaptations strategies by identifying areas around the world that currently have the future projected climatic conditions of the user’s location of interest. This tool comes in 2 […]

The “Farms of the future” arrives in West Africa

Autor: Mathieu Ouédraogo Building adaptive capacity to climate change in West Africa through implementation of ‘Farms of the future’ approach Variability and climate change represent key threats to agriculture, food security and small-scale subsistence agriculture in West Africa. The so far fragile agricultural production systems are challenged by the impacts of climate changes which, therefore, […]

How will your forest grow? Climate Analogues provides clues for pine plantation adaptation

By Caity Peterson (Originally posted here on the CCAFS News Blog Forestry isn’t generally thought of as a game of chance. That designation is usually reserved for cards, horse races, and Parcheesi tournaments. But, when one throws in the volatile variable of a changing climate,the process of tree caretaking becomes an intimidating gamble.Christoph Leibing, a […]

Farms of the Future Description

Background The analogues approach is a novel way of supporting modeled policy recommendations with on-the-ground empirical testing. Analogues refer to sites or years that experience conditions with statistical, mathematical similarity, primarily in terms of climate, but they can also include additional factors such as soils, crops, and socioeconomic characteristics. Using a CCAFS tool that aggregates […]

Believable climate futures explored by Nepalese farmers (Nepal- Part II)

by Chase Sova and Jessica Thorn (Originally posted here on the CCAFS News Blog, 11 December 2012) Researchers from the University of Oxford arrived in Beora, Nepal on a hot, humid day in May of this year. It was here, between the mid-hills region of Nepal and the border of India, that the team would […]

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