Climate Analogues

Farms of the Future

2015-12-04 / Posted by analogues_admin

Farmers from Beora will visit their “future climates” in western Nepal as part of the Farms of the Future project. Photo: N.Palmer (CIAT)

Farmers from Beora will visit their “future climates” in western Nepal as part of the Farms of the Future project. Photo: N.Palmer (CIAT) (view original)


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 gender specific barriers for enabling behavioral change, therefore, an increased adaptive capacity.

This project addresses the following working hypothesis: by identifying and connecting analogue sites, research can:

CCAFS RESEARCHERS FROM OXFORD SCOPE OUT POSSIBLE LOCATIONS FOR A FARMER EXCHANGE. Photo: N.Palmer

CCAFS RESEARCHERS FROM OXFORD SCOPE OUT POSSIBLE LOCATIONS FOR A FARMER EXCHANGE. Photo: N.Palmer

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