Climate Analogues

Believable climate futures explored by Nepalese farmers

by Chase Sova and Jessica Thorn 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 spend the next four months working with farmers, collecting data on […]

Creating the needed capacity to use climate information in Ethiopia

By Catherine Mungai, Andualem Shimeles and Ousmane Ndiaye (Originally posted here on the CCAFS News Blog, 15th November 2012) In developing countries, such as Ethiopia in East Africa, climate scenarios and climate analogues can be useful tools to identify potential ways to adapt to climatic changes. Climate analogues can also enable farmer exchange of knowledge, […]

Integrating sciences to find tools that support adaptation

by Chase Sova The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) works in partnerships as a way to create impact and change. One of these partnerships include working with Oxford University and their researchers. Here, CCAFS works with a team, called the Systemic Integrated Adaptation (SIA) which consists of four Oxford […]

Climate Analogues arrives in Costa Rica, this time for PGR conservation

by Flora Mer (Originally posted here on the CCAFS News Blog) The Climate Analogues tool is back, and showing its versatility once again. At the beginning of this year, Bioversity International showed an interest in using the tool, developed by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), within their newly […]

East Africa moves towards implementation plans with the Climate Analogues tool

by Olive Thiong’o, Tom Ouna and Maren Radeny (Originally posted here on theĀ  CCAFS News Blog) A majority of East African populations are actively involved in agriculture and over 80% of them are made up of smallholder farmers relying exclusively on rain-fed crops. Continued changes in climatic conditions and projected increases in extreme weather events […]

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