CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.
For the first time widespread monitoring examines how farmers are coping with climate stresses.
New publications: Optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates for rice and wheat in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.
Farmers are increasingly adopting conservation agriculture practices. This sustainable farming method is based on three principles: crop diversification, minimal soil movement and permanent soil cover.
At international conference, plant nutrition experts highlight the important role of sustainability.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Source: The Reporter (16 Nov 2019)
New platform will put resilience at the center of livelihoods in response to rising populations, growing food demand and ecological crisis.
The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.
After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.
The average farmer who uses the Happy Seeder can generate up to 20% more profits than those who burn their fields, according to a new study published in Science.
Published in Science, the article provides evidence for national policies that block stubble burning and promote no-till mechanization to manage crop residues.
Projects are looking at scaling strategies to go beyond the numbers reached within a project and include sustainability and transformation.
Breaking Ground: Tek Sapkota finds ways to reduce emissions from agriculture without compromising food security
He is one of the lead authors of the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
New study: India could cut nearly 18% of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions through cost-saving farming practices
Study identifies hotspots for biggest impact, suggests government incentives for widespread adoption