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16/03/2017
According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), agriculture sector accounts for more than half of total employment in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and over 70 per cent in East African Community (EAC). But there is an issue threatening...
17/02/2017
In a recent news article, it was reported the South-Western Kansas (U.S.A) is dealing with a significant amount of drought, with 65% of the state affected. Farmers are paying a high price for this situation, but some of them have now begun to take action...
20/12/2016
INTRODUCTION In recent decades, it has been observed that there is a rapid change in climatic conditions which has resulted to several negative effects on human activities and development especially in agriculture and the environment. There is little...
07/10/2015
The Walker Institute and the CGIR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) have developed an insightful manual which provides a field guide to using the Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA)...
12/12/2014
The 2015 edition of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA 2015) will take place from 9 to 11 March 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. GFIA 2015, which attracts professionals from around the world across the entire value chain,...
03/12/2014
The French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), a French research centre working with developing countries to tackle international agricultural and development issues, has organized the Climate-Smart Agricuture (CSA2015)...
22/10/2014
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is organizing an hackathon on Climate Smart Agriculture, open to individuals and teams; the objective is to develop an ICT product tailored on farmers' information needs...
15/09/2014
The United Nations Global Pulse has announced the two winners of the the Big Data Climate Challenge, an initiative aiming to bring forward data-driven evidence of the economic dimensions of climate change, organized and promoted by the United Nations...
29/07/2014
Dear Friends, Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) is pleased to announce the release of its position paper – “Livestock systems, vulnerability and climate change – Insights from the grass roots”.  The publication is a part of a series of 12 position...
06/05/2014
Understanding how climate change will affect rangelands is crucial as millions of people around the world depend on them for food and income. Especially livestock farmers, who need luscious grasslands for the animals. For rangelands, which are natural...

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