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 Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa: Making it Happen

Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa: Making it Happen

Keynote Address at West Africa High Level Forum for Climate-Smart Agriculture Stakeholders in Bamako, Mali, June 15, 2015. By Dr. Dennis Garrity, UN Drylands Ambassador, Sr. Fellow at ICRAF and WRI, Chair of the Partnership to Create an EverGreen Agriculture.

Climate Change and Food Systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade

Climate Change and Food Systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade

A new FAO publication on climate-related impacts on food systems at global and regional levels over the past two decades. This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts…

Workshop Overview: Climate-Smart Agriculture Best Management Practices for the LAC Region

2 page summary of the Nov 3-7, 2014 workshop held in Gracias, Honduras.

Manual de Participantes: Taller de USAID sobre Buenas Prácticas de Agrícultura Climáticamente Inteligente

Manual de Participantes: Taller de USAID sobre Buenas Prácticas de Agrícultura Climáticamente Inteligente

El Manual de Participantes es un instrumento del taller que ha sido diseñado para ayudar a los participantes a identificar, recolectar, organizar, y documentar los hallazgos de las presentaciones, visitas de campo y estudios de caso durante el Taller de…

Participant's Manual: USAID Climate-Smart Agriculture/Best Management Practices Workshop

Participant's Manual: USAID Climate-Smart Agriculture/Best Management Practices Workshop

This Participant's Manual serves as a guiding instrument to inform and facilitate the workshop. It has been designed to assist participants throughout CSA/BMPs workshop's activities.

Informe Final: Taller de Fortalecimiento en la Gestión de Mejores Prácticas Agrícolas para la Adaptación al Cambio Climático en el Caribe

Informe Final: Taller de Fortalecimiento en la Gestión de Mejores Prácticas Agrícolas para la Adaptación al Cambio Climático en el Caribe

El taller fue liderado por REDDOM, con Sun Mountain International como co-organizador. Fue una iniciativa de algunos países que trabajaron en conjunto con la meta de documentar Mejores Prácticas Agrícolas tangibles que permitan la adaptación y reducción de riesgos de…

 Vulnerability And Resilience To Climate Change In Western Honduras

Vulnerability And Resilience To Climate Change In Western Honduras

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change (ARCC) Project conducted the Western Honduras Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment (Western Honduras VA) in 2014 in response to requests from USAID/Honduras. The assessment represents a multidisciplinary…

Final Report - July 2013 Workshop on Capacity Strengthening in Agricultural Best Management Practices for USAID and the Caribbean (Jarabacoa, DR)

Final Report - July 2013 Workshop on Capacity Strengthening in Agricultural Best Management Practices for USAID and the Caribbean (Jarabacoa, DR)

The workshop was led by REDDOM, with Sun Mountain International as the co-organizer. It was a multi-country initiative with a goal to produce tangible Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Caribbean-based existing and future USAID and Government projects working in…

Alternate wetting and drying in irrigated rice: Implemntation guidance for policymakers and investors

Alternate wetting and drying in irrigated rice: Implemntation guidance for policymakers and investors

Key Messages: 1. Alternate wetting and drying (AWD) is a rice management practice that reduces water use by up to 30% and can save farmers money on irrigation and pumping costs; 2. AWD reduces methane emissions by 48% without reducing…

Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture: FRAMEWORK DOCUMENT (1 September 2014)

Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture: FRAMEWORK DOCUMENT (1 September 2014)

Final Framework paper for the Alliance (9-1-14), in prep for its launch at the UN Secretary General's Climate Summit on 9-23-14.

CARBON  IN DRYLAND SOILS Multiple essential functions

CARBON IN DRYLAND SOILS Multiple essential functions

The carbon cycle has been a core environmental issue in recent decades, especially regarding the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). For many years, carbon was only considered through the lens of global warming mitigation via the reduction…

USDA Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Agriculture and Forestry: Methods for Entity-Scale Inventory

USDA Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Agriculture and Forestry: Methods for Entity-Scale Inventory

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a report that, for the first time, provides uniform scientific methods for quantifying the changes in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and carbon storage from various land management and conservation activities. The report,…

pptx - Climate Smart Agriculture: an Emerging African Vision-Dr. Dennis Garrity, ICRAF

PowerPoint presentation by Dennis Garrity in Climate-Smart Agriculture plenary session of USAID's Feed the Future Global Forum on May 21, 2014. Dennis also moderated the session, which also featured NASA's Molly Brown, the World Bank's Marc Sadler, and USAID/BFS' Jerry Glover.

Notes-FTF Global Forum-Plenary Session on CSA

Transcript/notes of presentations by Molly Brown, Marc Sadler, Jerry Glover, and Dennis Garrity -- by Mike Colby, BFS/CSI.

Notes-FTF Global Forum-Breakout Session on USAID Missions' approaches to CSA

The breakout session included presentations by David Yanggen (USAID/Mali and Bangladesh), Peter Trenchard (USAD/Ghana and Senegal), and Brian Martalus (USAID/Zambia). David and Peter's powerpoints are in this folder - Brian did not use a PPT). Transcript/Notes by Mike Colby, USAID/BFS/CSI.

Climate Smart Agriculture: Nature, Wealth and Power in Senegal - Peter Trenchard, USAID/Ghana

Presentation at USAID's Feed the Future Global Forum (May 20, 2014), breakout session on USAID Missions' programs related to climate-smart agriculture.

Climate Smart Agriculture Examples from USAID Bangladesh and Mali - Dr. David Yanggen, USAID/Mali

Presentation at USAID's Feed the Future Global Forum (May 2o, 2014), breakout session on USAID Missions' programs related to climate-smart agriculture.

Sustainable Intensification - Dr. Jerry Glover, USAID/BFS

Presentation at USAID's Feed the Future Global Forum (May 21, 2014), plenary session on climate-smart agriculture.

Investing for the Future: Food Systems and Climate Change - Marc Sadler, World Bank

Presentation at USAID's Feed the Future Global Forum (May 21, 2014), plenary session on climate-smart agriculture.

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