Lili Szilagyi and Fabian Verhage (CCAFS)
As most countries included agriculture adaptation and mitigation in their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the Paris Agreement, there is real need and opportunity to bring information, evidence and science into the policymaking processes.
by Vivian Atakos (CIP) and Lili Szilagyi (CCAFS)
Experts explore the land and water advantage challenges around small-scale farming systems in Asia and Africa.
"Land and water are the absolute nexus of agriculture - there is no agriculture without land and water.” Theo de Jager, World Farmers' Organization.
We need to reduce the constraints that women face in agriculture in order to feed more people.
Building on the momentum generated during the first day of the Agriculture Advantage event series on the sidelines of COP23 that discussed the framework for agricultural development under climate change, the second day brought in gender and social inclusion issues that must be addressed for agricultural transformation to occur.
In a world made uncertain by climate variability and change, climate-informed advisory services can help smallholder farmers better manage risks and ensure means of livelihoods.