by John Recha (CCAFS), Maren Radeny (CCAFS) and Stephen Kuoko (SARI)
Farmers in Lushoto select better potato varieties and receive training on improved production practices to enhance their crop management.
A CCAFS-commissioned review examines a variety of screening tools available to aid in the climate risk assessment of agricultural investments.
Why think about climate risks?
The scaling out of climate-smart agriculture technologies and practices using community based adaptation strategies is a potential solution to food security and nutrition challenges.
Many success stories from East Africa prove climate-smart agriculture is the way forward to address the impacts of climate variability and change.
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is proposed as a solution to transform and reorient agricultural systems to support food security under the new realities of climate change.
This brief describes the implementation of index-based flood insurance (IBFI) in countries with large smallhold farming communities to insure farmers against flood losses. The brief outlines the objectives of the IBFI scheme in Bihar, India and identifies key challenges and recommendations.